Tom Junod is a journalist from the United States. He currently works for ESPN as a Senior Writer. He began working at the station in July 2016. His significant works include The Abortionist, The Rapist Says He’s Sorry, The Falling Man, and a contentious piece on R.E.M. in 2001. Before joining ESPN, he worked as a Writer At Large for Esquire magazine for nearly 19 years.
Tom Junod Age
Tom Junod was born in Wantagh, New York, in the United States of America on April 9, 1958. He is 64 years old.
Tom Junod Height
Tom stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in/1.74 m tall.
Tom Junod Family
Tom was born in 1958 to a loving father and mother in Wantagh, New York, in the United States. He is the son of the eccentric, inebriated philanderer Lou Junod. Despite his flaws, Tom had a good bond with his father. Furthermore, he is of American nationality.
Tom Junod Wife
Tom is married to his lovely wife Janet Junod. Tom and his wife have been married for more than 35 years. Antonia Li Junod is their child.
Tom Junod Education
Tom enrolled in the State University of New York at Albany after graduating from high school in 1978. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1980.
Tom Junod Salary
Tom annually earns a salary of $83,540.
Tom Junod Net Worth
Tom’s approximate net worth is $1 Million.
Tom Junod Career
Tom wrote an article about a celebrity, but the real star is the man in the gold cardigan who taught you how to tie your shoes. The true story is told in The Real Story of a Lovely Day in the Neighborhood.
His journalism career began in 1997 as a writer for Esquire magazine. He became a member of the station after following David Granger from GQ. Tom’s significant works for magazines include The Falling Man, a contentious 2001 piece on R.E.M, The Abortionist, and The Rapist Says He’s Sorry.
He is also known for his Esquire profile of Fred Rogers, which altered his outlook on life. He began working at the station in July 2016. He also appeared in the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? released in 2018. In addition, in 1997, he wrote a contentious story for Esquire that “more or less outed the actor” on Kevin Spacey.
In 2011 he got the James Beard Award for his piece “My Mom Couldn’t Cook”, published in Esquire in September 2010. He has also received two National Magazine Awards from the American Society of Magazine Editors.