Last updated on: 2/1/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Thomas Maier, MA Biography

Title:
Staff Writer for Newsday
Position:
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Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 1, 2012.

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Staff Writer, Newsday, 1984-present
  • Recipient, Emmy Award nomination for a video documentary about nuclear bomb victims, 2010
  • Recipient, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists award for his Newsday series about the deadly exploitation of immigrant workers, 2002
  • Former consultant, CBS News’ 48 Hours segment on international child abduction
  • Consultant and on-air commentator, BBC and A&E’s Biography show about Dr. Spock
  • Recipient, “Notable Book of the Year” from the New York Times for his book about Dr. Spock, 1998
  • Recipient, Frank Luther Mott Award for his book on Samuel Newhouse, 1994
  • Former journalist, Chicago Sun-Times
  • Recipient, McCloy fellowship to Europe
Education:
  • MA, Journalism, Columbia University, 1982
Other:
  • According to the Hollywood Reporter, Showtime is starting production in 2012 on a pilot based on Maier’s Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love.
  • Maier’s book on Masters and Johnson received media attention for its speculation that the couple fabricated case studies about homosexuals being converted to a heterosexual lifestyle.
  • Warner Brothers Home Video released the DVD documentary The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings, which was based on Maier’s book by the same name.