Mark Landler

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Mark Landler
Born Mark Aurel Landler
(1965-10-26) October 26, 1965 (age 52)
Stuttgart, Germany
Status married
Occupation journalist
Notable credit(s) The New York Times, Business Week
Spouse(s) Angela Tung
Children one daughter, one son

Mark Aurel Landler (born October 26, 1965 in Stuttgart, Germany[1]) is an American journalist who has been a White House Correspondent for The New York Times, based in Washington, D.C., since March 2011.[2] He is the author of "Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power" (Random House, 2016).


Landler graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in international affairs, where he served as the editor-in-chief of The Hoya.[3] Landler began his career at The New York Times in 1987 as a copy boy.

From 1990 to 1995, he was a reporter and media editor at Business Week.

In 1995, Landler was hired by The New York Times as a financial reporter, covering the media business and telecommunications. From 1997-98, he was a Reuter Fellow at Oxford University.[citation needed]

Landler was Hong Kong bureau chief for The New York Times from 1998 to 2002. From 2002 to 2008, he was European Economic Correspondent, based in Frankfurt, Germany. From 2009 to 2011, he was the newspaper's Diplomatic Correspondent, based in Washington, D.C.. He has reported for The New York Times from 70 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Landler is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


Landler is married and lives with his wife, Angela Tung, and their daughter and son in the Washington area.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Ask a Reporter Q&A: Mark Landler". The New York Times. 2003. Archived from the original on October 15, 2009. 
  2. ^ OECD Forum 2004 Archived 2005-12-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Palko, Ian (February 16, 2001). "Years on the Hilltop Provide Best Asset For New President". The Hoya. Retrieved November 17, 2011.