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Susanne Craig Biography

Susanne Craig is a Canadian investigative journalist who works at The New York Times. She was the reporter to whom Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns were anonymously mailed during the 2016 presidential election.

In 2018, she was an author of The New York Times investigation into Donald Trump’s wealth that found the president inherited hundreds of millions of dollars from his father, some through fraudulent tax schemes. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting in 2019 for this coverage.

In 2020, she further reported on Donald Trump’s tax record which disclosed that he paid $750 in federal income tax during 2016 and nothing at all in 10 of the previous 15 years. Craig is also known for her coverage of the financial crisis of 2007–2008 and of New York State and New York City government and politics.

Susanne Craig Age

Craig maintains a low profile pertaining to her personal life. As such, details pertaining to her exact date of birth are currently unavailable. This information is however currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.

Susanne Craig Height and Weight

Susanne stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches. Her weight and other body measurements are currently unavailable. This information is however currently under review and will soon be updated.

Facts About Susanne Craig

  • Full Name: Susanne Craig
  • Popular As: Craig
  • Occupation: Investigative Journalist
  • Age: Not Available
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Height: 3 feet 10 inches
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Parents: Patricia Schrankel and Scott Lesnick
  • Siblings: Rylee, Morgan, and Tara.
  • Husband: Not Available
  • Children: Not Available
  • Net Worth: $$100,000- $500,000

Susanne Craig Parents and Siblings

Craig maintains a low profile pertaining to her personal life. As such there is no known information pertaining to her parents, siblings, and other relatives. This information is however currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.

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Susanne Craig Husband and Children

Susanne maintains a low profile pertaining to her personal life. As such there is no known information pertaining to her past or her current relationship status. This information is however currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.

Susanne Craig Education

Craig was born in Calgary, Alberta, and attended the University of Calgary, graduating in 1991 with a B.A. in Political Science and Government.

Susanne Craig Career

Craig began her career as a summer intern for the Calgary Herald in 1990, and was a summer intern for the Windsor Star in 1991; her first full-time job was as a reporter for the Windsor Star in Windsor, Ontario.

She originally wrote for The Globe and Mail before becoming a staff writer for the Wall Street Journal. In 2010 she joined the New York Times to continue reporting on Wall Street and was later promoted to bureau chief for coverage of the New York State government. In 2015, Craig left Albany to become the Times’ New York City Hall bureau chief.

She is the recipient of the National Newspaper Award in Canada (Business – 1999) and several Gerald Loeb Awards. Additionally, she was the lead journalist on a team that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for National Affairs Reporting in relation to coverage of the Lehman Brothers and their role in the financial crisis of 2008.

On October 1, 2016, the New York Times published an article co-authored by Craig, which stated that Donald Trump had reported a loss of $916 million in 1995, which could have allowed him to avoid paying income taxes for up to eighteen years. In subsequent television interviews, Craig identified herself as the reporter who had received a portion of Trump’s 1995 tax records in her mailbox from an anonymous sender.

In 2019 she and two other reporters shared the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for “an exhaustive 18-month investigation of President Donald Trump’s finances that debunked his claims of self-made wealth and revealed a business empire riddled with tax dodges”.

On September 27, 2020, she and others further reported on Trump’s tax record, exposing that Trump paid $750 in federal income tax during 2016 and no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years.

Susanne Craig Awards

  • 1999 National Newspaper Award
  • 2004 Gerald Loeb Award for Deadline Writing shared with Ianthe Jeanne Dugan and Theo Frances for “The Day Grasso Quit as NYSE Chief”
  • 2008 Gerald Loeb Award for Beat Writing for “Breakdown at Bear Stearns”
  • 2009 Gerald Loeb Award for Breaking News for “The Day That Changed Wall Street”
  • 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting shared with David Barstow and Russ Buettner for the New York Times.
  • 2019 George Polk Award for Political Reporting, shared with the same two colleagues.

Susanne Craig Net Worth

Susanne’s net worth is estimated to be around $100,000- $500,000 as a result of her career.

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