Conor Friedersdorf Bio | Wiki
Conor Friedersdorf is an American Journalist. He currently serves as a Staff Writer at The Atlantic based in California. Conor joined Atlantic in Jan 2011 and has been working there for the last 11 years 2 months. He primarily focuses on politics and national affairs.
Conor is also the author of the Up for Debate newsletter and the founding editor of a newsletter called The Best of Journalism which is devoted to exceptional nonfiction. In addition, he is a self-employed freelance writer, editor, new media consultant, and writing coach for the last 20 years since 2002.
Conor Friedersdorf Age
He was born on January 7, 1980, in Orange County, California, United States of America. Conor is 42 years old.
Conor Friedersdorf Height
He is a man of average stature. Conor stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in ( Approx 1.73m).
Conor Friedersdorf Family
The Orange County, California native currently resides in Venice, California. Two of Conor’s grandparents originated from French Cajuns. He went to Pomona College as an undergraduate before joining journalism school at New York University on a scholars
Conor Friedersdorf Education
He joined Pomona College in 1998 and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics in 2002. In 2006, Conor joined New York University and earned his Master’s degree in Journalism in 2007.
Conor Friedersdorf Atlantic | The Atlantic
He is a current staff writer at The Atlantic. Conor is best known for his civil libertarian perspectives. He worked for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin immediately after his college graduation. Conor started writing for The Atlantic in November 2009. He then served as an intern for The Daily Dish blog. In 2010, Conor was hired by Andrew Sullivan as Senior Editor and “under blogger.”
Currently, he compiles on a regular basis The Best of Journalism list, a curated list of news articles and investigative reports disseminated through a newsletter. Conor, in an interview with journalist Matt Lewis, stated that he has right-leaning views. However, he admitted that he does not consider himself to be a doctrinal conservative or even a member of the conservative movement.
The journalist laid out his argument while writing for The Atlantic why he refused to vote for Barack Obama in 2012 and instead supported Gary Johnson in his bid for president as the Libertarian Party candidate. Conor wrote an article pleading for the abolition of ICE and protecting the right to protest on the Statue of Liberty.
He has praised an essay White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, written by Peggy McIntosh stating that he would encourage its study in college curriculums. However, Conor warned that “importing obscure academic concepts into mass conversations about identity makes them much less accessible and more alienating to the vast majority of America”.
Conor Friedersdorf Salary
He currently serves as a Staff Writer at The Atlantic based in California. Conor earns an average salary of $70,227 per year.
Conor Friedersdorf Net Worth
From his journalism career, Conor has managed to accumulate an estimated net worth of $1,386,917.
Who Is Conor Friedersdorf
Conor is an American Journalist. He currently serves as a Staff Writer at The Atlantic based in California. Conor joined Atlantic in Jan 2011 and has been working there for the last 11 years 2 months. He primarily focuses on politics and national affairs.
How Old Is Conor Friedersdorf
Conor is a 42-year-old American journalist who was born in January 7, 1980, in Orange County, California, United States of America.