Linda Greenhouse was born on the 9th of January 1947 in New York City. Ms. Green house grew up in Hamden Conn. Linda is "Knight Distinguished" Journalist and also Joseph M. Goldstein Fellow at the Yale Law School. Linda Greenhouse was a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who covered for The New York Times the United States Supreme Court for almost three decades. Pulitzer Prize is nothing but U.S. award, which is given for the achievements in literature newspaper journalism and also musical composition.)
Education of Linda Greenhouse:
Linda Greenhouse the famous journalist received her Bachelors of Arts degree in government from the Radcliffe College sometime in 1968. In 1978, Ms. Greenhouse also completed her Masters of studies in law from Yale Law School.
Career of Linda Greenhouse:
In 1968, Linda Green House joined the Times as a clerk under the famous columnist James Reston. She was then promoted to be the general assignment reporter in 1969, because of her hard work and sincerity. Sometime in 1970, Ms Greenhouse for three years became the Westchester country correspondent. She stayed for around four years in the sate capital and the last two years she was a bureau chief.
Linda Greenhouse is known for her 40 year career in journalism. She began her career at The New Times, and covered the State Government in mainly the Paper's bureau in Albany. Once Linda Greenhouse completed her Masters Degree which was on a Ford Foundation fellowship, she came back to the Times and then from 1978-2007, covered around 29 sessions of the Supreme court, except for two years that was sometime during the mid-80's where she covered the Congress. Linda Greenhouse has authored more than 2,800 articles for the New York Times since 1981. Greenhouse has also been a regular and famous guest on the PBS program Washington Week. Ms. Greenhouse was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and also was an editor of the Harvard Crimson.
Linda Greenhouse in 2008, accepted an early retirement at the end of the Supreme Court session. Which was an offer from the Times in the summer of 2008? Out of the nine justices in the Supreme Court, there were seven justices who attended the farewell party for Linda Greenhouse which was held on June 12, in 2008.
Some of the Awards and Prizes won by Linda Greenhouse:
In 1998, Linda Greenhouse was awarded Pulitzer Prize in Beat Reporting for her illuminating consistency in her coverage of the United States Supreme Court. Greenhouse also received an award in 2004, called the Goldsmith Award for her excellence and outstanding performance in journalism as well as the John Chancellor Award for her superb excellence in journalism. In 2006, Linda Greenhouse was a Radcliffe Medal winner.
Linda Greenhouse is currently one of the board of directors of the famous Harvard Club of Washington D.C. and also the Yale Law School Fund.
Linda Greenhouse is married to a lawyer, Eugene R. Fidell. They are blessed with a daughter and live in Bethesda, Maryland.