Mark Maremont Biography, Age, Wife, Editor, Journalism, Net Worth

Mark Maremont Biography

Mark Maremont is an American business journalist with the Wall Street Journal. He has worked on reports for the Journal for which the paper received two Pulitzer Prizes. His team won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its stories on the back-dating of options for executives.

Mark was born in Michigan. His father was president of the Chicago-based M. D. Mark Company, a commercial real estate firm.

He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history with honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University and a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Mark Maremont Age

Mark Maremont is an American business journalist with the Wall Street Journal. He has also worked on reports for the Journal for which the paper received two Pulitzer Prizes.

He was born in Michigan. His father was president of the Chicago-based M. D. Mark Company, a commercial real estate firm. He was born in Michigan, United States. He is 51 years old as of 2019.

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Mark Maremont Wife

He married Emily Louise Dreifus in 1984. He lives in Needham, Massachusetts.

Mark Maremont Editor

Mark became telecommunications editor at Business Week in August 1983. He also served as London correspondent from in July 1986 until July 1992, when he became the magazine’s Boston bureau chief.

While at Business Week, Maremont was a 1996 National Magazine Awards finalist the reporting category for the 1995 cover story on Bausch & Lomb, titled “Blind Ambition”, and won the 1997 Gerald Loeb Award in the magazine category for “Abuse of Power,” a 1996 cover story on sexual abuse at Astra USA.

Mark Maremont Journalism

In May 1997, Maremont joined the Wall Street Journal as a senior special writer in Boston. He also became deputy bureau chief in the Boston bureau in July 2000 and is now senior editor.

In 2003, Maremont was a member of the Wall Street Journal team. The team wrote a series of articles for which the paper staff won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting.

The citation read: “for its clear, concise and comprehensive stories that illuminated the roots, significance, and impact of corporate scandals in America.

This was originally nominated in the Public Service category, but was moved by the jury.”

Mark was a member of a Journal team that wrote a five-part series used statistical modeling. It was to detect stock-option rigging and resulted in at least 70 executives losing their jobs.

The series won the first Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for the Wall Street Journal.

The citation read: “for its creative and comprehensive probe into backdated stock options for business executives that triggered investigations, the ouster of top officials and widespread change in corporate America.”

For the same series, Maremont and colleagues Charles Forelle and James Bandler also shared the 2006 George Polk Award for Business Journalism, the Gerald Loeb Award for Large Newspapers, and the 2007 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.

Additionally, Maremont Forelle, Bandler, and Steve Stecklow were finalists for the 2007 Michael Kelly Award. In 2012, he shared the Gerald Loeb Award for Online Enterprise for the story “Jet Tracker.” Mark married Emily Louise Dreifus in 1984. He lives in Needham, Massachusetts.

Mark Maremont Net Worth

His net worth is still under review.