Wesley Morris Biography
Wesley Morris is an American podcast host and film critic. Presently, he is critic-at-large for The New York Times, as well as co-host, with Jenna Wortham, of the New York Times podcast Still Processing. Morris wrote for The Boston Globe, then Grantland previously.
Previously he worked at Grantland as a staff writer and the Sportstorialist columnist. And was a National Magazine Award finalist for Columns and Commentary in 2015. Morris was also a host of the podcast “Do You Like Prince Movies?” at Grantland.
He was a film critic at The Boston Globe From 2002 to 2013, where Morris was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2012. He wrote for The San Francisco Chronicle and The San Francisco Examiner before that.
Morris won a second Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2021, for a set of searing essays. That explored the intersection of race and pop culture with insight, acuity, and urgency. He was born in Philadelphia and lives in Brooklyn. Less
Wesley Morris Age
Wesley Morris was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States in 1975. He is about 47 years old as of 2021.
Wesley Morris Height
Morris stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in ( Approx1.72 m).
Wesley Morris Family
Morris was born in Philadelphia, the United States to his amazing parents. Although, he has not shared any information about his parents and siblings.
Wesley Morris Husband
Morris is openly gay. However, he has not shared much about his partner.
Wesley Morris Children
Morris has not shared any detail on whether he has any kids.
Wesley Morris Education
Morris attended high school at Girard College, graduating in 1993. He wrote for the Philadelphia Inquirer’s teen supplement, “Yo! Fresh Ink.” during his time at While a high school at Girard College. Morris graduated in 1997 from Yale University, where he worked as a film critic at The Yale Daily News for four years.
Wesley Morris Salary
Morris receives an annual salary of $757,191 as a critic-at-large.
Wesley Morris Net Worth
Morris earns an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million US dollars.
Wesley Morris Career
In 2002, Morris joined The Boston Globe, where he reviewed films alongside Ty Burr. He and Burr also made regular appearances on NECN to discuss the latest films. And do the weekly Take-Two film review video series on Boston.com.
Morris wrote film reviews and essays for the San Francisco Examiner and the San Francisco Chronicle before joining the Globe. In the 2009 documentary film For the Love of Movies: He is featured Story of American Film Criticism discussing.
The impact of video store shopping on the importance of film criticism, and how critic Harry Knowles. Started a questionable revolution of amateurs writing film criticism. Morris was one of many film critics who temporarily co-reviewed films with Roger Ebert.
On his television program in place of Gene Siskel, who was ultimately replaced by Richard Roeper In 1999. He wrote for ESPN’s website Grantland from 2013 to 2015. Morris joined The New York Times as critic-at-large, contributing to the newspaper as well as The New York Times Magazine in October 2015.
He and Times colleague Jenna Wortham began hosting a podcast called Still Processing. Produced by The New York Times and podcasting company Pineapple Street Media in September 2016. The podcast received enthusiastic reviews and was named in several. Year-end lists of the best podcasts of 2016.
Wesley Morris Awards
In 2011; Pulitzer Prize for Criticism
In 2015; National Magazine Award
In 2021; The New York Times