Martin Baron

Baron at the 2018 Pulitzer Prizes Martin Baron (born October 24, 1954) is an American journalist who has been editor of ''The Washington Post'' since December 31, 2012, after having been editor of ''The Boston Globe'' since 2001.

He achieved heightened prominence in 2015 and 2016 from his portrayal in the film ''Spotlight'' and also 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