Martin Baron Bio, Affair, Single, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality

Martin Baron

Martin Baron: Biography in Details

Who is Martin Baron?

Martin Baron is of popular American journalist and newspaper editor. He is the editor of The Boston Globe since 2001 and in The Washington Post since December 31, 2012.

The journalist also came into the limelight with his portrayal in the film Spotlight in 2015 and also his involvement in the release of Jason Rezaian in 2016.

Martin Baron: Age, Parent, Ethnicity

Martin was born on October 24, 1954. He was raised by a Jewish family in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. 

His father’s name is Howard Naftali Baron and likely, his mother’s name is Rebecca Zimerman. His parents immigrated from Israel. He has a brother named Michael Baron.

Martin holds an American nationality and his ancestry is of Old French and Germanic origin.


Martin Baron has his schooling from Berkeley Preparatory School and also worked on the school’s student paper. He enrolled at Lehigh University and also was editor of The Brown and White student newspaper there.

Martin completed his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and has MBA with honors in four years. He had received special permission to take graduate classes as an undergraduate and graduated in the year 1976.

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Martin Baron: Career, Professional life

Following his graduation, Martin Baron started working at The Miami Herald in 1976 and then in The New York Times in 1996. In the year 2000, he returned to Herald working as an executive editor. Martin succeeded Matthew V. Storin and became the executive editor of The Boston Globe in July 2001.

He has covered various news from The Boston Globe and also earned a Pulitzer Prize in the year 2003. Likely, Martin was introduced to the American Academy of Arts and Science in 2012.

Similarly, next year, he started working as an executive editor of The Washington Post, succeeding Marcus Brauchli.

The Washington Post has then covered various news and also won various prizes for it. In 2016, it won the Pulitzer Prize for the ground-breaking project that registered every killing by a police officer in 2015.

Next year, they won the prize for the national report for exposing Donald Trump’s claims of charitable giving and the Access Hollywood tape.

Martin has also supervised in writing and coauthored Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power, published in 2016. Just in January 2021, Baron announced his retirement from the Washington Post effective February 28, 2021.

Martin Baron: Salary, Net Worth

The average salary of a journalist in the USA is around monthly $40K. Martin has been working in The Boston Globe since 2001 and working in Washington Post also. They have always been profitable and always received the most selling point.

Hence, Martin Baron must have good earnings from it. Yet, Martin’s net worth is $1.5 million as of 2022.

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Martin Baron: Rumor, controversy

Just in 2020, Martin condemned a Post reporter who sent a Tweet about the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case after the basketball star’s death.

Later, The Washington Post guild criticized the move of the reporter (Felicia Sonmez ) and was also suspended. Further, Martin issued a three-page statement but did not provide an apology.

Apart from it, he hasn’t appeared in the media for his rumors news.

Body measurement: Height, Weight

Martin Baron stands with an average height and weight. And their measurements are not detailed.

Talking about his facial appearance, the journalist has brown and greyish colored hair with beautiful hazel green eyes.

 Social media

Martin Baron is active on Twitter since Dec 2010 and has accumulated around 79 K followers as of now.

Likely, he doesn’t seem to be active on other social media platforms like Instagram Facebook, and others.

Martin Baron’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 October Thursday
2025 October Friday
2026 October Saturday
2027 October Sunday
2028 October Tuesday

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