Michael Oreskes is the Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director for the United States radio syndicator NPR.
Oreskes was born to a Jewish family, the son of Susan and Irwin Oreskes. His father was a professor of medical laboratory sciences and former dean of the School of Health Sciences at Hunter College in New York; his mother was a teacher. He has three siblings: Naomi Oreskes, a science historian, Daniel Oreskes, an actor, and Rebecca Oreskes, a writer and former U.S. Forest Service ranger. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School and earned his Bachelor of Arts from City University of New York. He was awarded three Emmys and an Alfred I. DuPont Columbia University award for documentary television production. Prior to NPR he was the Senior Managing Editor at the Associated Press. He also worked for the New York Times, New York Times Television, and NY Daily News.
In 1989, Oreskes married Geraldine Baum in a Jewish ceremony in Fairfield, Connecticut.
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