The writer of The New York Occasions Co. is stepping down after 25 years and can be succeeded by his 37-yr-previous son, the Occasions introduced Thursday.
Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. will retire as of Dec. 31 however will stay as chairman of the board of administrators, the Occasions stated. His son and present deputy writer, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, will take over as writer.
“It’s the biggest honor to serve The Occasions — and the individuals who make it what it’s — as the subsequent writer,” the youthful Sulzberger, often known as A.G., stated in a staffwide e mail.
Sulzberger praised his father as “the one writer of his era who took the reins of an ideal information group and left it even higher than he discovered.”
A.G. Sulzberger would be the fifth era of the Ochs-Sulzberger household to function writer since Adolph Ochs, his nice nice-grandfather, purchased the Occasions in 1896.
The outgoing writer, who’s sixty six, took over from his personal father, Arthur O. Sulzberger, in 1992 and went on to preside throughout an period of speedy change introduced on by the rise of digital media.
The Occasions revealed its first shade photograph in 1993 and its first net version in 1996.