Biography: Martin Baron

Martin Baron

Martin Baron was named executive editor of the Washington Post on January 2, 2013. Prior to that, he was editor of the Boston Globe , a position he assumed in July 2001. While at the Globe , the newspaper won six Pulitzer Prizes, including one for public service in 2003 for the Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation into the pattern of sexual abuse by priests in the Boston archdiocese. Before that, Baron served as executive editor at the Miami Herald from 2000 to 2001, and held editing positions at the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times . He began his journalism career as a state reporter for the Miami Herald in 1976.

Baron describes his role at the Washington Post