Latest news: Maureen Dowd, "New York Times" Political Columnist to Discuss Her Work, March 10, 2011
Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist known for witty commentary on political affairs, will make a rare public appearance to discuss her work and answer questions on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. in Page Hall on the University at Albany's downtown campus. The event is sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute, and is free and open to the public.
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Born: January 14, 1952
Ms. Dowd joined The New York Times as a metropolitan reporter in 1983. She began her career in 1974 as an editorial assistant for The Washington Star, where she later became a sports columnist, metropolitan reporter and feature writer. When the Star closed in 1981, she went to Time magazine.