- Ruth Marcus (journalist)
Ruth Marcus is a
journalistwho currently writes an op-edcolumn for the " Washington Post". In March 2007, she a finalist for a Pulitzer Prizein commentary. [ [http://www.postwritersgroup.com/marcus.htm Ruth Marcus biography] ] . The Pulitzer board cited "her intelligent and incisive commentary on a range of subjects, using a voice that can be serious or playful."
Marcus was born in
Philadelphiaand grew up in Livingston, N.J.. She studied at Yale Universitywhere she wrote for the college newspaper. Marcus then wrote for the " National Law Journal" before attending Harvard Law School, from which she graduated in 1984. She began writing for the "Post" while still in law school, and formally joined the paper after graduation. She is married and has two daughters.
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