Sunday, July 3, 2011

10 Journalists Who Changed Careers and Become Very Successful

1. Li Yu: a broadcaster for CCTV in Beijing; Chinese filmmaker.
2. David Simon: a journalist for the Baltimore Sun; the creator of the HBO television series The Wire.
3. Rem Koolhaas: a journalist for Haagse Post; a world-renowned architect.
4. Strobe Talbott: the senior editor for the Time Magazine; Deputy Secretary of State in the Clinton administration.
5. Steve Rattner: a journalist at the New York Times; Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury (2008-2009).
6. Michael Moritz: a reporter for the Time; uber-successful venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital.
7. Joao Saldanha: a sport journalist; coach of the Brazil national football team (1969-1970).
8. Nick Denton: a journalist for the Financial Times; the owner of Gawker Media.
9. Leticia Ortiz: the chief newscaster for TVE, the Spanish national TV station; Princess of Asturias and future Queen of Spain.
10. Winston Churchil: famous war correspondent for the Morning Post at the Second Boer War (1899-1900); Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945, 1951-1955).

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