FORA.tv Speaker - Leonard Downie

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Biography

Leonard Downie Jr. was named Executive Editor of The Washington Post on September 1, 1991, after serving as Managing Editor for seven years. He worked on the Metropolitan staff as a reporter and editor for 15 years, and ran the staff as Assistant Managing Editor for Metropolitan news from 1974 until 1979.

As Deputy Metropolitan Editor, Downie helped supervise The Post's Watergate coverage. He was named London correspondent in 1979 and returned to Washington in 1982 as National Editor. In 1984, he became Managing Editor. Downie is a director of The Los Angeles Times-Washington Post News Service.

3 Programs

Logan Symposium: Who's Going to Foot the Bill

04.17.10 | 01:16:06 min | 0 comments

The Crisis in News: Print Media

04.26.08 | 01:23:33 min | 0 comments

Washington Post Panel: America and the World 2008

03.13.08 | 01:28:30 min | 0 comments