Martin Baron

Baron at the 2018 Pulitzer Prizes Martin Baron (born October 24, 1954) is an American journalist who was editor of ''The Washington Post'' from December 31, 2012, until his retirement on February 28, 2021. He was previously the editor of ''The Boston Globe'' from 2001 to 2012.

Baron achieved heightened prominence in 2015 and 2016 from his portrayal in the film ''Spotlight'' and his involvement in the release of Jason Rezaian, the Tehran bureau chief for ''The Washington Post,'' who was released in January 2016 after being imprisoned in Iran for 18 months. Provided by Wikipedia