Kate Zernike

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Kate Zernike in 2010.

Kate Zernike (born December 8, 1968 in Stamford, Connecticut)[not verified in body] is a national correspondent for The New York Times, where she has been since April 2000, covering education, criminal justice, Congress, and national elections, and where she covered Hurricane Katrina. She was previously a reporter at The Boston Globe (1995-2000), where she was responsible for covering education and special projects. She is the author of Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America (2010), on the Tea Party movement. Marjorie Kehe of the The Christian Science Monitor remarked in 2010 that it was likely that "no other journalist in the United States has devoted as much time to covering the tea party movement".[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Born December 8, 1968, Zernike was raised in Stamford, Connecticut.[citation needed]

Zernike is a graduate of the University of Toronto,[2] where she obtained her B.A. in history and English.[citation needed] She later graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism,[2] receiving a master's in journalism in 1992.[3][citation needed]

Career[edit]

Zernike began her career in journalism at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Massachusetts where she worked from 1992 to 1995.[4] She then worked as a reporter at The Boston Globe from 1995 to 2000, where she was responsible for covering education and special projects.[2]

Zernike became a national correspondent for The New York Times in April 2000, where she covers education, criminal justice, Congress, and national elections, and where she covered Hurricane Katrina.[2][third-party source needed]

She has also taught as an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.[3]

Honors and awards[edit]

Zernike was a member of the New York Times team which shared the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting,[5] which was for reporting on global terrorism and its networks.[6]

She also won the Education Writers Association prize for news feature reporting in 2000,[citation needed] and the Benjamin Fine Award in 1995.[citation needed]

Books[edit]

Zernike is author of Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America, published by Times Books (ISBN 9780805093483.[7]

Personal[edit]

Zernike lives outside New York City with her family.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kehe, Marjorie (October 21, 2010). "Kate Zernike on 'Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America'". Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved December 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Zernike, Kate (December 14, 2016). "Authors: Kate Zernike". Macmillan.com. Retrieved December 14, 2016. [Quote—Entirety of source content:] Kate Zernike is a national correspondent for The New York Times and was a member of the team that shared the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. She is author of the book Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She lives with her family outside New York City. 
  3. ^ a b c "Kate Zernike". Bipartisan Policy Center. Archived from the original on 29 October 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Kate Zernike". events.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  5. ^ "Kate Zernike | Authors | Macmillan". US Macmillan. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  6. ^ "2002 Pulitzer Prize Winners & Finalists". Pulitzer Prize. Retrieved 2017-01-12. 
  7. ^ Zernike, Kate. Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America, New York:Times Books, ISBN 9780805093483.

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