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Susan Chira

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Status  married
Name  Susan Chira
Occupation  journalist and author
Role  Journalist

Spouse(s)  Michael Shapiro
Education  Harvard University
Children  two
Books  A Mother's Place
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Notable credit(s)  The New York Times; A Mother's Place (book)

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Susan Deborah Chira (born May 18, 1958 in Manhattan, New York City) is an American journalist. She is currently a senior editor and correspondent for gender of The New York Times . From September 2014 until September 2017, she was a deputy executive editor of the newspaper and oversaw its entire news report . She was previously the assistant managing editor for news, and was the Times 's foreign news editor from 2004 to 2011.


She was raised in Rye, New York and attended Phillips Academy Andover in Andover, Massachusetts, where she graduated in 1976. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University in 1980, graduating summa cum laude. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

While at Harvard, Chira was the president of the Harvard Crimson.

Chira joined The New York Times in 1981. She was the Times 's correspondent and then bureau chief in Tokyo from 1984 to 1989.

She has also been the metropolitan reporter at bureaus in Albany, New York and Stamford, Connecticut, national education correspondent, deputy editor of the Foreign desk, editor of The Week in Review, and editorial director of book development

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Chira is married to Michael Shapiro, a professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. They have two children, Eliza and Jonathan.


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