Eugene Robinson Washington Post, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Sons, MSNBC, Salary, and Net Worth

Eugene Robinson Washington Post Bio | Wiki

Eugene Robinson (Eugene Harold Robinson) is an American journalist who is also a newspaper columnist currently working at The Washington Post as an associate editor. His columns are syndicated by The Washington Post Writer Group to 262 newspapers.

Besides that, Eugene also serves as MSNBC’s and NBC News’s chief political analyst. He received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize and was later elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board in the year 2011. In addition, Eugene served as the Pulitzer Prize Board chair from 2017-2018.

Eugene Robinson Age

He was born on March 12, 1954, in Orangeburg, South California, in the United States. Eugene is 69 years old.

Eugene Robinson Height

He is a man of tall stature. Eugene stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (Approx 1.88 m).

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Eugene Robinson Family

He was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina to his parents Harold Robinson (father) and the late Louisa S. Robinson (mother). Eugene is an American by nationality and belongs to African-American descent. His mother Louisa worked for more than 45 years at Claflin. For more than 30 years Eugene’s mother served as the university’s head librarian.

His father Harold was also hired at Claflin before opening an office of the Social Security Administration in Orangeburg. Eugene has a sister named Ellen who has been working in Claflin’s School of Business as an adjunct professor. In addition, he is a nephew to Alonzo Smith.

Eugene Robinson Wife

He is happily married to his lovely wife Avis Collins Robinson. Avis is a professional painter and works as the president and also CEO of Washington Metropolitan Scholars. She attended the University of Maryland where she studied Economics and Urban Studies. Avis later enrolled at Golden Gate University and Harvard where she obtained her Master’s degree in Finance and Economics. She is an American by nationality and is of African-American descent.

Eugene and his better half tied the knot on September 23, 1978, and have been living a happy and blissful married life as a couple. The pair is blessed with two amazing children, both sons. The family currently lives in Washington, D.C, and owns a home in Arlinton which they often visit. Eugene has been seen on various occasions mentioning his wife on Twitter and also appreciating her work.

Eugene Robinson Sons | Children | Kids

Having been married since 1978, Eugene is a proud dad to two of his two sons named Aron Robinson and Lowell Robinson. Aron is an attorney working in Berkeley, California. However, there is no available information concerning his other son Lowell.

Eugene Robinson Education

He graduated from Wilkinson High School where he was among a handful of black students on a former all-white campus. Eugene later enrolled at the University of Michigan where he graduated in 1974. Prior to graduating, he served as the first African-American co-editor-in-chief of The Michigan Daily. Moreover, Eugene was a mid-career Neiman Fellow at Harvard University during the 1987 to 1988 academic year.

Eugene Robinson Painting

Eugene and his wife Avis Robinson donated a portrait called “Alonzo Smith, Balck Mason Building Claflin” that was painted by his wife. The presentation was done in 2016 during the unveiling ceremony. The portrait which is 8 ft x 5 ft covers the wall in the hallway close to the Office of the President as well as the Board Room in Tingley Memorial Hall.

Eugene’s wife’s inspiration for painting the portrait was a photograph of Smith, Eugene’s great uncle, and a group of students laying bricks for the foundation of a campus building. It is believed that the photograph was taken around 1910 and 1920 when Claflin offered a course in masonry. The brilliant images of students with their solemn and also purposeful expressions honor the generation of Black Americans who kept going despite the indignities of the Jim Crow era.

Eugene Robinson Washinton Post | Columnist

Eugene commenced his journalism career in 1976 working at the San Francisco Chronicle where his early assignments included the trial of Patty Hearst, the publishing heiress. He then joined The Washington Post in the year 1980 where he started as a city hall reporter at the paper working his way up. Eugene was later promoted to assistant city editor for a Southern American correspondent based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In addition, he also became a foreign editor and London bureau chief and currently serves as the assistant managing editor of the paper’s Style section. In the year 2005, Eugene began writing columns for the opinion page of the paper. Besides that, he also writes a twice-a-week column on politics and also culture, as well as conducts a weekly online conversation with readers. Moreover, he is the Washington Post’s associate editor. Eugene’s columns have been syndicated by The Washington Post Writer Group to 262 newspapers.

Some of Eugene’s colleagues at The Washington Post include:

Ruth Marcus – Deputy Editorial Page Editor

David Nakamura – White House Reporter

Ashley Paker – Anchor & reporter

Thomas Boswell – Sports Columnist

Marc Thiessen – Political Appointee

Tom Hamburger – Investigative journalist

Eugene Robinson MSNBC

Currently, Eugene serves as a chief political analyst for NBC as well as MSNBC. He often appears on MSNBC cable-TV network programs such as Morning Joe, The Rachel Maddow Show, The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, and many more as a liberal political analyst. In addition, Eugene is a frequent panelist on NBC’s public affairs program called “Meet the Press”.

He was recognized with the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in acknowledgment of his columns that focused on then-Senator Barack Obama in the context of his first presidential campaigns. Furthermore, Eugene is also a 2021 honoree of the Larry Foster Award for his Integrity in Public Communication. Besides that, he is also part of the Larry Foster Award honorees, which honors professionals who portray the importance of truthful communication with the public.

some of Eugene’s colleagues at MSNBC include:

Steve Schmidt – Political Analyst

Steve  Kornacki – Co-Host

Sam Stein – Contributor

Alex Wagner – Guest Anchor & Senior Political Analyst

Eugene Robinson Columns | Column | Articles

He writes twice a weekly column about politics and culture for The Washington Post. In addition, Eugene also hosts an online chat with readers that is weekly. Besides being a columnist, Eugene is also an author. He has written various books including Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race, Last Dance in Havana, and also Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America.

Eugene Robinson Illness | Health

Presently, Eugene is in perfect health condition. There s no available information about him being ill or having any health complications.

Eugene Robinson Salary

He makes quite an impressive amount from working at The Washington Post as an associate editor. Eugene’s average salary is $150,875 per year.

Eugene Robinson Net Worth

Having worked in the media industry for quite some time, Eugene has been able to accumulate a decent fortune. His net worth is $5 million.

Who Is Eugene Robinson Wife

He is married to Avis Collins Robinson who is a skilled painter serving as the president and also CEO of Washington Metropolitan Scholars. She graduated from the University of Maryland where she studied Economics and Urban Studies. Avis also attended Golden Gate University where she acquired her Master’s degree in Finance and Economics.

How Old Is Eugene Robinson

Eugene is 69 years old. He was born on March 12, 1954, in Orangeburg, South California, in the USA.

How Tall Is Eugene Robinson

Eugene is a man of tall stature who stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in.

Is Eugene Robinson Married

He is a married man as well as a family man. Eugene has been married to his beautiful and talented wife Avis Collins Robinson since 1978 and is still very much in love. The duo exchanged their wedding vows on September 23, 1978, and are proud parents to two sons named Aron and Lowell.

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