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Howard Kurtz

AKA Howard Alan Kurtz

Born: 1-Aug-1953
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Columnist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Media critic

Media critic, formerly of the Washington Post, now employed by Fox News.

Father: Leonard Kurtz (clothing executive)
Mother: Marcia (homemaker)
Sister: Barbara (younger)
Wife: Mary Tallmer (social worker, m. 1979, 2 daughters)
Daughter: Judy
Daughter: Bonnie
Wife: Sheri Annis (m. 25-May-2003)
Daughter: Abby (b. Nov-2004)

    University: State University of New York at Buffalo
    University: MA Journalism, Columbia University (1975)

    The Daily Beast Columnist (2010-13)
    The Washington Post Media Critic (1981-2010)
    The Washington Star
    The New York Post paperboy
    Baskin-Robbins high school job
    Angioplasty 1997

    Reliable Sources Host (1998-2013)
    Fox News Channel (2013-)

    The Hunting of the President (23-Jan-2004) · Himself

Author of books:
Media Circus: The Trouble with America's Newspapers (1993, media studies)
Hot Air: All Talk, All the Time (1996, media studies)
Spin Cycle: How the White House and the Media Manipulate the News (1998, media studies)
The Fortune Tellers: Inside Wall Street's Game of Money, Media and Manipulation (2000, economics)
Reality Show: Inside the Last Great Television News War (2007, media studies)

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