New York Times editorial board member to speak in Fayetteville on ‘Opinion Journalism in the Age of Trump’

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President Donald Trump. (PHOTO CREDIT: Gage Skidmore)

Alex Kingsbury, a noted journalist and member of the editorial board of the The New York Times, will give a talk entitled “Opinion Journalism in the Age of Trump.”

The talk will take place on Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History in downtown Fayetteville. Co-sponsored by the Pryor Center and the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Kingsbury’s talk will last 45 minutes, followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session.

The talk is free and open to the public.

Since earning a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2004, Kingsbury has worked in both print and broadcast journalism. He has been with The New York Times and a member of its editorial board since 2018.

Previously, he sat on the editorial board of The Boston Globe and was deputy editor of The Globe’s “Ideas” section. Before that, Kingsbury was a senior associate producer at WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, for the programs “On Point with Tom Ashbrook” and “Radio Boston.”

From 2004 to 2011, Kingsbury was an editor at U.S. News & World Report.