Joel Brinkley

Joel Brinkley

Birth
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 11 Mar 2014 (aged 61)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 180315867 · View Source
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American syndicated columnist. Joel Graham Brinkley, was born to son of Ann Fischer and veteran TV journalist broadcaster David Brinkley (1920-2003). As journalist, in 1979, Joel Brinkley traveled to Cambodia to cover the fall of the Khmer Rouge for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1980. In 1983, he took a position in the Washington bureau of the New York Times, where he worked until 2006 as a reporter, White House correspondent, foreign correspondent, editor and bureau chief. Joel Brinkley later taught in the journalism program at Stanford University from 2006 until 2013, after a 23-year career with The New York Times.

Brinkley died at a Washington, D.C. hospital on March 11, 2014, of pneumonia resulting from leukemia. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, older brother Alan Brinkley, a historian and former Provost at Columbia University, and younger brother John Brinkley Director, Public Outreach, U.S. Institute of Peace. He was 61.


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  • Created by: the Chronicler
  • Added: 13 Jun 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 180315867
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joel Brinkley (22 Jul 1952–11 Mar 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 180315867, ; Maintained by the Chronicler (contributor 47037004) Unknown.