Journalist, Author and Speaker
Malcolm Gladwell, NJC Alumnus, Summer 1982, has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996. In 2005 he was named among Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. He is the author of several books, including Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference; Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking; What the Dog Saw; and Outliers: The Story of Success.
Gladwell came through the National Journalism Center’s program in the summer of 1982 before graduating from the University of Toronto, Trinity College, with a degree in history in 1984.
From 1987 to 1996 he was a reporter with the Washington Post where he covered business and science, and then served as the paper’s New York City bureau chief. Malcolm Gladwell was born in England, grew up in rural Ontario, and now lives in New York City. His newest book, David and Goliath: The Triumph of the Underdog, is set to be released in October 2013.