Susanne Craig is an intelligent and bold Canadian investigative journalist working at The New York Times, best known as the anonymous reporter who mailed Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns during the 2016 presidential election. Susanne Craig has been a journalist for over 20 years.
Susanne Craig has not revealed her date of birth but based on internet sources she is around 52 years old and was probably born between 1968-1969. She just mentioned that she was born to her parents in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a journalist, she never gave the names of her parents or their profession. As a student, Craig attended a local high school. After graduating high school, Craig enrolled at the University of Calgary, where she graduated in 1991 and received her BA with majors in political science and government.
Susanne Craig career
Craig began her career in 1990 as a summer intern for the Calgary Herald and in 1991 as an intern for the Windsor Star, where she landed her first full-time reporter job in Windsor, Ontario. After writing The Globe and Mail, she became a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal. In 2010 she moved to the New York Times and continued to report for Wall Street. She was then promoted to bureau chief to report on the New York State government. In 2015, she left Albany, after which she became bureau chief for The Times New York City Hall. She was the senior journalist on the team selected as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Reporting on National Affairs for their coverage of Lehman Brothers and their role in the 2008 financial crisis.
The New York Times published an article co-authored by Craig on October 1, 2016. The article states that Donald Trump reported a $916 million loss in 1995 that could have allowed him to avoid paying income taxes for the next 18 years. In the television interviews, Craig identified herself as the reporter who received a portion of Trump’s 1995 tax filing, which she found in her mailbox from an anonymous sender. Later, on September 27, 2020, she reported and revealed that Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and has not paid any income taxes in 10 out of 15 years.
Susanne Craig Biography
|date of birth
|Age (as of 2023)
|place of birth
|Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|in feet inches – 5′ 2” – in centimeters – 158 cm
|in kilograms – 56kg – in pounds – 123 pounds
Susanne Craig family
|University of Calgary
|who is Susanne Craig’s husband?
Susanne Craig is happily married to her husband, Sen Larry Craig, a conservative Republican. The couple has not mentioned the date and year of their marriage but it is known that they have been together for around 25 years now.
Susanne Craig Net Worth
As a journalist, Susanne Craig has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Susanne is known as a bold and courageous political investigator, known for speaking for the truth and fighting against the wrong, which is evident through her articles and the subjects she writes about. Susanne is an honest journalist who is very diligent even after her many years of work.
Facts About Susanne Craig
- In 1999, Craige won the National Newspaper Award.
- In 2004 she won the Gerald Loeb Award for Deadline Writing, which she shared with Ianthe Jeanne Dugan and Theo Frances for The Day Grasso Quit as NYSE Chief.
- Susanne won the Gerald Loeb Prize three times in 2004, 2008, and 2009.
- Susanne won the 2018 George Polk Award for Political Reporting.
- In 2019, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Explaining Reporter, which she shared with David Barstow and Russ Buettner for The New York Times.
- Craig is known for her coverage of the financial crises of 2007-2008 and New York State and New York City government and politics.