New York Times Op-Ed Columnist and Award-winning Author
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Gail Collins originally joined the New York Times as a member of the editorial board and later became an Op-Ed columnist. In 2001, she became the first woman ever appointed editor of the Times’ editorial page. Before joining the Times, Collins was a columnist at New York Newsday and the New York Daily News. She also founded the Connecticut State News Bureau, which was the largest news service of its kind in the country until its sale in the late 1970s. Her best-selling books include: When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, America’s Women, and Scorpion Tongues: Gossip, Celebrity & American Politics.