Sam Dolnick
Assistant Managing Editor
The New York Times
Sam Dolnick is an assistant managing editor who oversees The New York Times’s audio report, its work in film and television, and other digital projects. He helped launch “The Daily,” one of the top podcasts in the country, as well as “The Weekly,” The Times’s television show on FX and Hulu, where he is an executive producer. Before that he helped introduce The Times’s early experiments in virtual reality and other mobile journalism initiatives.

Before becoming an editor, Mr. Dolnick won the George Polk Award for Justice Reporting in 2013 for his yearlong investigation into dysfunction inside New Jersey's privately run halfway houses. Before joining the masthead, he worked as a deputy Sports editor overseeing investigative and feature stories about amateur cage-fighting, horse racing, and the Sochi Olympics.

He joined The Times in 2009 as a metro reporter covering the Bronx and immigrant communities across the city. He has written features for the Sunday magazine, including a profile of the Sinaloa cartel's 90 year-old drug mule, and for Style, where he wrote about a man who decided to become the most ignorant person in President Trump’s America.

Before joining The Times, Mr. Dolnick worked as a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press in New Delhi, where he covered India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. He began his career as a reporter at The Staten Island Advance.
Sam Dolnick