FORA.tv Speaker - Tim Rutten
Tim Rutten's career as a journalist spans more than 30 years at The Times.
Prior to becoming a columnist for the Calendar section in 2002, he held a number of positions, including city bureau chief, metro reporter, editorial writer, assistant national editor, Opinion editor and assistant editor for the Editorial Page. He started at the paper in 1972 as a copy editor in the View section.
He participated in The Times' Pulitzer Prize-winning team coverage of the 1994 Northridge earthquake. He also won a 1991 award from the Greater Los Angeles Press Club for editorial writing.
He majored in political science while attending California State University, Los Angeles.
A native of San Bernardino, Calif., Rutten is married and has two children.
05.30.08 | 01:17:09 min
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