David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker since July, 1998, began his reporting career at The Washington Postin 1982. He is the author of several books, including "The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama," "King of the World," "Resurrection," and "Lenin's Tomb," for which he received both the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction and a George Polk Award for excellence in journalism.
David became a staff writer at The New Yorker in 1992 and has since written over a hundred pieces for the magazine. In 2000, he was named Advertising Age's Editor of the Year.
Since David became the editor, The New Yorker has won thirty three National Magazine Awards.