Ron Charles Washington Post, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

Ron Charles Bio | Wiki

Ron Charles is an American journalist currently working as a book critic at The Washington Post since July 2018. He was hired by the Washington Post in 2005. He has also served as the host of The Life of a Poet at the Library of Congress since 2013. Before, Ron worked as a book editor at The Christian Science Monitor. Prior to that, he was an English Teacher at John Burroughs School.

Sometimes following August 2010, with his review of Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, Ron started a series of video book reviews for Post called “The Totally Hip Video Book Review”. In the series, Ron, sometimes featuring his wife, high school English teacher Dawn Charles, hams it up with sight gags and intentionally bad jokes. This is a satirical look at current books in the news and the art of book reviewing.

Ron Charles Age

Ron was born in 1962, in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States. He is 60 years old.

Ron Charles Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Ron stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx 1.75 m).

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Ron Charles Family

He was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, to his parents. Ron holds an American nationality. Currently, he has not mentioned any details concerning either his parents or if he has siblings.

Ron Charles Wife | Daughter

He is married to his wife Dawn Charles an English teacher and the cinematographer of their satirical series, “The Totally Hip Video Book Review.” The pair has two daughters including their second daughter who was born in 1991.

Ron Charles Education

He attended Bennington College. Later on, Ron went and graduated from Principia College with a bachelor of arts in English. In 1988, Ron graduated with a master of arts in English from Washington University in St. Louis.

Ron Charles Washington Post

Ron has been working as a book critic at The Washington Post since July 2018. He was hired by the Washington Post in 2005. He has also served as the host of The Life of a Poet at the Library of Congress since 2013. Before, Ron worked as a book editor at The Christian Science Monitor. Prior to that, he was an English Teacher at John Burroughs School.

In addition, he writes about books and publishing for The Washington Post. For a dozen years, Ron enjoyed teaching American literature and critical theory in the Midwest. Prior to moving to the District, Ron edited the books section of the Christian Science Monitor in Boston.

Ron’s colleagues at the Washington Post Include:

George Will – political commentator

David Waigel – political contributor

Thomas Boswell – political commentator

Tom Hamburger – reporter

Yeganeh Torbati – reporter

Margaret Sullivan – writer

Marianna Sotomayor – congresional reporter

Jacqueline Alemany – co-anchor

Ron Charles Salary

He earns a satisfying amount from his work as a book critic at The Washington Post since July 2018. Ron’s average salary is $78,123 annually.

Ron Charles Net Worth

He gets his wealth from his work as a book critic at The Washington Post since July 2018. Therefore, Ron has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Ron’s estimated net worth is $781,367.

Is Ron Charles Married

Yes. He is married to his wife Dawn Charles an English teacher and the cinematographer of their satirical series, “The Totally Hip Video Book Review.” The pair has two daughters including their second daughter who was born in 1991.

Who Is Ron Charles

Ron is an American journalist currently working as a book critic at The Washington Post since July 2018. He was hired by the Washington Post in 2005. He is also the host of The Life of a Poet at the Library of Congress since 2013. Before, Ron worked as a book editor at The Christian Science Monitor. Prior to that, he was an English Teacher at John Burroughs School.

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