Tom Jolly (born 1955) is an American journalist. He is an associate masthead editor at The New York Times , overseeing the news report in print and online.
A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public. A journalist's work is called journalism. A journalist can work with general issues or specialize in certain issues. However, most journalists tend to specialize, and by cooperating with other journalists, produce journals that span many topics. For example, a sports journalist covers news within the world of sports, but this journalist may be a part of a newspaper that covers many different topics.
The New York Times is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership. Founded in 1851, the paper has won 125 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper. The Times is ranked 17th in the world by circulation and 2nd in the U.S.
Previously, Jolly was sports editor at the Times (2003–2011), assistant news editor (2000–03), and assistant sports editor overseeing weekend coverage (1997–2000).
Jolly graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a B.A. in journalism in 1977. He began his journalism career as a news reporter for the Delaware Gazette in Delaware, Ohio, in 1979.
Ohio Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college in Delaware, Ohio. It was founded in 1842 by Methodist leaders and Central Ohio residents as a nonsectarian institution, and is a member of the Ohio Five – a consortium of Ohio liberal arts colleges. Ohio Wesleyan has always admitted students irrespective of religion or race and maintained that the university "is forever to be conducted on the most liberal principles."
Delaware is a city in and the county seat of Delaware County, Ohio, United States. Delaware was founded in 1808 and was incorporated in 1816. It is located near the center of Ohio, is about 30 miles (48 km) north of Columbus, and is part of the Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Area. The population was 34,753 at the 2010 census, while the Columbus-Marion-Chillicothe, OH Combined Statistical Area has 2,002,604 people.
He worked as a reporter, news editor, and sports editor at The Capital in Annapolis, Maryland, from 1982–85, then moved to the Pittsburgh Press , where he was a deputy sports editor from 1987–92. After the Press was bought and closed by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , he was named associate sports editor of the Post-Gazette in January 1993, then joined the Times in August of that year.
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Jolly is the son of Thomas D. Jolly, a former senior mechanical engineer at Alcoa, and Betty Jolly of Pittsburgh. He lives in North Bergen, New Jersey.
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North Bergen is a township in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 60,773, reflecting an increase of 2,681 (+4.6%) from the 58,092 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 9,678 (+20.0%) from the 48,414 counted in the 1990 Census. The town was founded in 1843. It was much diminished in territory by a series of secessions. Situated on the Hudson Palisades, it is one of the "hilliest" municipalities in the United States. Like neighboring North Hudson communities, North Bergen is among those places in the nation with the highest population density and a majority Hispanic population.
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