Paul Solman Bio, Age, Education, Family, Wife, Height, Career, Net Worth

Paul Solman
Paul Solman

Paul Solman Biography

Paul Solman is a well-known American journalist, who specialized in economics since 1970. Solman has been the business and economics correspondent for the PBS NewsHour as well as occasional forays into art reporting.

Paul Solman Age

Solman is about 77 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1944, in the United States. Unfortunately, his birth date and month are not disclosed. However, as soon as the information is available we will keep you posted.

Solman Education

Paul graduated from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1966. Luckily, he served as an editor at the University’s newspaper “The Justice”. Solman also earned an M.A degree from Harvard Business School.

Paul Solman Family| Parents| Siblings

Paul is the son of the late Joseph Solman, a painter, and co-founder of The Ten art movement, and the late Ruth Romanofsky. His dad died at the age of 99 and his mom died in 1999 at 66 years of age. Solman has only one sibling Ronni, a schoolteacher in Los Angeles.

Paul Solman Wife| Children

Solman is a married man. Fortunately, his girlfriend turned to be his wife, Jan Freeman, a language columnist for the Boston Globe. The couple has been blessed with two daughters and seven grandchildren. Much is not known concerning his personal life since he maintains it at low key.

Solman Height

Paul’s height is still under review.

Paul Solman Career

Paul had already begun his career as the founding editor of The Real Paper of the alternative Boston weekly in 1972 after graduating from Brandeis University. Luckily, he began his professional career in business journalism while he was at Harvard as a Nieman Fellow. He also served as a reporter at WGBH-TV.

In the late 1970s, Paul was the East Coast Editor of Mother Jones Magazine. From 1985 to 1987, he taught at Harvard Business School. Additionally, in 1985, he joined the PBS NewsHour, well known as The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.

Despite Solman been a journalist, he is active in the academic sector as a lecturer and also a professor. From 2007 to 2016, he was a faculty member at Yale University’s International Security Studies program, teaching in its Grand Strategy Course. He also lectured at Yale Young Global Scholars program, the Warrior-Scholar program. Paul was the Richman Distinguished Visiting Professor at Brandeis in 2011 since he had taught at several universities. He was also a Visiting Fellow at Mansfield College, Oxford University, in 2016.

In addition, Solman co-produced and presented a series of companion videos for, McGraw Hill economics textbooks together with Bob Burns. Paul is also an author whereby he has co-authored with longtime PBS executive and writer Thomas Friedman, a better than average seller: Life and Death on the Corporate Battlefield in 1983.

Furthermore, in 1994, he cooperated with Morrie Schwartz, and helped to create and write the introduction to the book: Morrie; In His Own Words. His current book, a collaboration with economist Laurence Kotlikoff and author Philip Moeller, is a bonafide bestseller, Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security.

Paul Solman Net Worth

Solman has an estimated net worth of around $3 million earned from his career.

Paul Awards

  • In 1978, 1982, 1984,1988,2005,2007 and 2009 he won Emmy Awards
  • 1987,2004,2019 he won Peabody Awards
  • In 2006, he won Loeb Award for Television Enterprise business journalism for China Rising
  • In 2018, he won James Beard Award

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