David Haskell Editor, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, New York Magazine, Salary, And Net Worth

David Haskell Bio | Wiki

David Haskell is an American magazine editor. He is the co-founder of a distillery called Kings County Distillery in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York City.  Kings County Distillery produces corn whiskey, bourbon whiskey, rye whiskey, and other American craft whiskeys. Also, David is a gallery-represented ceramist.

He became the editor-in-chief of New York in 2019, taking over from the longtime editor Adam Moss. At the time of  David’s appointment.  The New York Times noted that he is: “the sort of professionally omnivorous, type-A New Yorker who might merit a feature in his magazine’s pages.”

In his first year as editor-in-chief, David published advice columnist E. Jean Carroll’s account of being sexually assaulted by former US President Donald Trump. He as well covered Donald Trump’s potential impeachment. His coverage won the American Society of Magazine Editors Cover of the Year contest. David was named Adweek’s Publishing Editor of the Year in 2021.

David Haskell Age

He was born in 1980 in the United States of America. David is 42 years old.

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David Haskell Height

He is a man of above-average stature. David stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in ( Approx 1.75m).

David Haskell Family

He was born to his father and mother in the United States of America. David holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. However, he has not publicly shared any information about his family.

David Haskell Wife

The  New York Magazine chief editor is a bit secretive when it comes to his personal life. Despite being a public figure, David has managed to keep off the public from his personal life, and especially his marital status.

David Haskell Education

He joined the University of Cambridge in 2001 and graduated with a degree in Architecture in 2003. Before that, David attended Yale University from 1997 to 2001. He graduated from Yale with a Bachelor’s degree in Ethics, Politics, and economics.

David Haskell New York Magazine

He founded the quarterly magazine Topic while at Cambridge. When David  found himself with time on his hands in Cambridge, he concentrated on starting something new that had to do with writing. Over the course of a few months, it became clear that what he was working on was a magazine. In 2004, David moved Topic to New York City while waiting tables as his day job. David edited Topic from 2002 to 2007. He then joined New York (magazine) where he initially edited a special London issue.

He edited the magazine’s “My First New York” issue in his early years with the New York (magazine). “My First New York” was published as a book by Ecco in 2010. Also, David edited special features for the magazine such as a package on Barack Obama’s legacy, speaking with 50 historians on how Obama’s record would look years from now. From 2012 to 2016, he served as Deputy Editor at which point he was promoted to editor for business and strategy. His purview included TV and film projects, books, as well as the launch of New York’s online shopping site the ‘Strategist.

Before becoming editor-in-chief, David  edited almost 300 features and 14 special issues, including the Obama presidency retrospective, “Hope and What Came After” and  New York’s 50th-anniversary issue, “My New York.”Apart from editing New York Magazine’s 50th-anniversary issue, and much of NYmag.com’s work celebrating the milestone, David oversaw the commemorative book Highbrow, Lowbrow, Brilliant, Despicable: Fifty Years of New York. The book was published by Simon & Schuster. There was a public art project where the magazine invited 50 New York artists, such as  Yoko Ono, Hank Willis Thomas, and Barbara Kruger to create covers for the magazine.

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It was announced in January 2019 that David would succeed Adam Moss as editor-in-chief of New York. He officially took the helm in April 2019. Recode described  his task as “one of the hardest jobs in media: replacing a beloved magazine editor.” During this period of transition, CBS Sunday Morning aired a profile of New York and  David said of his vision for the magazine, “I don’t think we’re ever gonna be your first read of the day. But I think – I hope – we’ll be your favorite.”

He published “The Stolen Kids of Sarah Lawrence” in April 2019, which documented how Larry Ray coerced and abused students through cult-leader tactics. Ray was investigated by U.S. attorneys after the article was published and charged with 17 counts, including extortion and abuse. His trial started on March 10, 2022. David published writer E. Jean Carroll’s headline in June 2019 where he made an account of being sexually assaulted by the sitting president as a cover story.

According to Carroll, she decided to publish her account in New York instead of Elle Magazine where she was an advice columnist, because New York, “knows how to break news.” Trump called Carroll a liar in response to the story. She subsequently filed a defamation lawsuit against him.  In 2019, New York’s parent company New York Media merged with Vox Media. David brought the website Curbed into New York in October 2020. Under his tenure,  David has brought notable journalists to New York such as Andrea Long Chu, Hanna Rosin, Errol Louis, Scott Galloway, Choire Sicha, Lindsay Peoples Wagner, Sam Sanders, and Kerry Howley.

David Haskell Wine | Kings County Distillery

David and his former Yale roommate Colin Spoelman co-founded Kings County Distillery at the height of the 2009 recession,  in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Kings County Distillery became the first distillery in New York City since prohibition. Subsequently, the distillery moved to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Among other accolades, Distilling Magazine named Kings County Distillery the 2016 Distillery of the Year. Its bourbon received three stars from The New York Times.

In the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Kings was named the best small batch bourbon. Its whiskey received a 2020 Craft Spirit Award. Kings County Distillery started distilling alcohol for sanitizer in response to widespread hand sanitizer shortages at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. David co-authored two books with the distiller titled  Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining and Dead Distillers: A History of the Upstarts and Outlaws Who Made American Spirits. The two books were published by Abrams Books.

David Haskell Salary

He currently serves as the editor-in-chief of New York Magazine. David earns an average salary of $106,783 per year.

David Haskell Net Worth

He is the co-founder of Kings County Distillery and editor-in-chief of New York Magazine. David has accumulated an estimated net worth of $3,894,718

How Old Is David Haskell

David is 42 years old. He was born in 1980 in the United States of America.

Who Is David Haskell

David is an American magazine editor. He currently serves as the editor-in-chief of New York Magazine. Also, David is the co-founder of a distillery called Kings County Distillery in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn.

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