David Shipley

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David Shipley
Born (1963-06-10) June 10, 1963 (age 56)
Alma materWilliams College
Notable credit(s)
The New York Times
Spouse(s)Naomi Wolf (1993–2005; divorced; 2 children)

David Julian Shipley (born June 10, 1963)[1] is an American journalist. He is executive editor of Bloomberg View,[2] overseeing its editorial page and its associated columnists and op-ed contributors. He was picked for this position in December 2010[3] and jointly launched Bloomberg View with James P. Rubin in May 2011. Shipley was formerly the Deputy Editorial Page Editor and Op-Ed Page editor of The New York Times.[4] Prior to that, he served in the Clinton administration as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Presidential Speechwriter. In 1986, he landed his first journalism job with Simon & Schuster.[4] In 2007, he co-wrote with Will Schwalbe the book Send: The Essential Guide to Email for Office and Home (republished under the title Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better), published by Alfred A. Knopf.[5]


Shipley obtained his degree from Williams College.[4]


Shipley was divorced from Naomi Wolf in 2005. They have two children, Rosa and Joseph.[6]


  1. ^ "Shipley, David, 1963–". Library of Congress Name Authority File. Library of Congress. October 24, 2006. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  2. ^ "Editorial Board". Bloomberg View. Bloomberg L.P. Archived from the original on May 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ "David Shipley and James P. Rubin to Join Bloomberg News". Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg L.P. 2010-12-15. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  4. ^ a b c "David Shipley: Covering Conflict- Institute for religion, culture, and public life". IRCPL. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  5. ^ Barry, Dave (May 6, 2007). "You've Got Trouble [book review]". The New York Times. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  6. ^ Harris, Paul (October 23, 2011). "Naomi Wolf: true radical or ultra egoist?". London: The Observer. Retrieved 23 March 2013.

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