Jay Caspian Kang Bio | Wiki
Jay Caspian Kang is an American podcast host, author, television journalist, editor, and writer. Currently, he serves as a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine. Jay works in the opinion section of the New York Times. Prior to joining the magazine, he worked as an editor of Grantland, then of the science as well as technology blog Elements at The New Yorker.
Jay is an Emmy-nominated correspondent on Vice News Tonight. Apart from that, he serves as the co-host of the podcast called Time to Say Goodbye. Jay’s debut novel titled The Dead Do Not Improve was released in the summer of 2012 by Hogarth/Random House. In 2021, the journalist published a memoir and reported work examining Asian American identity which he called The Loneliest Americans.
Jay Caspian Kang Age
He was born on December 31, 1979, in Seoul, South Korea. Jay is 42 years old.
Jay Caspian Kang Height
He is a man of average stature. Jay stands at the height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m).
Jay Caspian Kang Family
The Seoul, South Korea native was born to his father and mother on New Year’s Eve and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Despite being a public figure in the media industry, jay has managed to keep a low profile about his parents and siblings, our effort in trying to trace his family’s details did not succeed since he does not involve in the public in family affairs.
Jay Caspian Kang Wife
He married the love of his life and welcomed their daughter in January 2017. The family lives in Berkeley, California. However, Jay has not shared details about his wife and daughter. The journalist is a thyroid cancer survivor who has remarked that “Surviving cancer can cleanse the soul, sure, but once you’re left facing the rest of your life, a patient’s vision can tunnel down to a list of demands.”
Jay Caspian Kang Education
After high school, Jay joined Bowdoin College where he earned his s undergraduate degree. From there, he went to further his studies at Columbia University. In 2005, Jay graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA) degree.
Jay Caspian Kang New York Times
The journalist spent a number of years in San Francisco and Los Angeles after receiving his MFA. There, Jay taught creative writing and world history. Also, he spent more than 40 hours weekly while playing poker at the Commerce Casino. In January 2010, Jay started writing for a literary basketball blog called FreeDarko. In his first contribution to the blog, “The Lives of Others,” the journalist wrote an analysis of how Jeremy Lin who was a Taiwanese-American basketball player, and MC Jin ” a Chinese-American rapper offered an alternative interpretation of what it meant to be an Asian-American.
Jay’s other colleagues at New York Times Include:
David Brooks – commentator
Jessica Grose – columnist
Kara Swisher – opinion writer
Adam Liptak – correspondent
Mark Leibovich – correspondent
Miriam Pawel – historian
Sarah Mervosh – reporter
Nikole Hannah Jones – staff writer
Jodi Kantor – correspondent
Jay Caspian Kang Jordan Peterson
Jordan Bernt Peterson is a 59-year-old Canadian professor of psychology, YouTube personality, author, and clinical psychologist. He was born Jordan Bernt Peterson on June 12, 1962, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. on February 19, 2018, Jay carried out an interview with Jordan on Vice. VICE posted what they claim to be the full interview on their Facebook Account. However, it seemed undoctored, still missing a substantial part of the interview.
Jay Caspian Kang New Yorker
The journalist joined Vice as a civil rights correspondent in June 2016. Jay appeared on HBO’s “Vice News Tonight”. On high school students joining the national anthem protests of police brutality, the journalist was nominated for an Emmy Award for a 2016 segment of the show. Currently, he serves as a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine.
Before that, Jay was a founding editor of the ESPN sports and pop-culture blog called Grantland. From there, he went to serve as an editor at The New Yorker the science and technology blog Elements. Jay worked there from April to November 2014. He started co-hosting a podcast called Time to Say Goodbye in the spring of 2020.
Jay works alongside E. Tammy Kim and Andrew B. Liu. The podcast started during the COVID-19 pandemic as a forum to discuss the pandemic in an international context. It later expanded to cover Asian and Asian American topics more generally, and left-wing politics as well.
Jay Caspian Kang Book
His debut novel titled The Dead Do Not Improve released by Hogarth/Random House came out in 2012. Kirkus Book Reviews summarized the book as a “Pynchon-esque menagerie of California surfers, cops, thugs and dot-com workers [that] converge in a comic anti-noir.” The book revolves around Philip Kim, a disgruntled MFA graduate who discovers that his elderly neighbor has been killed and he later becomes the unlikely protagonist of an unfolding mystery that includes a struggle between fictionalized versions of two San Francisco institutions: Kink.com and Cafe Gratitude. Jay has said that he at first intended to write the book about Korean American male anger as he reflect on how Seung-Hui Cho, the Virginia Tech shooter was also Korean.
Jay Caspian Kang Newsletter
He became one of the authors of the newly introduced New York Times subscriber-only opinion newsletters in 2021. Later in the same year, the journalist published a part memoir, partly reported work i.e The Loneliest Americans that covered Asian American experience. In 2021, Jay’s work was named to NPR and Time’s lists of best books of the year.
Jay Caspian Kang Salary
He earns his monthly income from his current job as a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine. Jay has an average salary of $70,186 per year.
Jay Caspian Kang Net Worth
The journalist has played a major role in his wealth accumulation. Jay has an estimated net worth of $1,376,915.
Who Is Jay Caspian Kang
Jay is an American podcast host, author, television journalist, editor, and writer. Currently, he serves as a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine. Jay works in the opinion section of the New York Times.
Is Jay Caspian Kang Married
Yes. He married the love of his life and welcomed a daughter in January 2017. However, Jay has not shared detailed information about his wife and daughter.