Wesley Morris is a Pulitzer Prize-Winning journalist. He currently serves as critic-at-large for The New York Times and co-hosts their "Still Processing" podcast.
Before joining The Times, Morris worked as a staff writer at Grantland, a sports and pop-culture blog owned and operated by ESPN. At Grantland, Morris wrote about movies, television, and the role of style in professional sports. While there, he also served as the Sportstorialist columnist and co-host of the podcast “Do You Like Prince Movies?”
Morris previously worked at The San Francisco Chronicle and The San Francisco Examiner. From 2002 to 2013, he served as a film critic at The Boston Globe, during which time he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his criticism in 2012. While at Grantland, Morris was a National Magazine Award Finalist for Columns and Commentary in 2015.
In September 2016, Morris and NYT colleague Jenna Wortham began hosting a podcast called "Still Processing," produced by The New York Times and podcasting company Pineapple Street Media. The podcast received enthusiastic reviews and was named to several year-end lists of the best podcasts of 2016.
Morris was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and received a Bachelor’s degree in Film Studies from Yale University. During his time at Yale, Morris worked as a film critic at the Yale Daily News for three years.
Some of his spare time is spent making piecrusts, complaining about real estate development and teaching writing to high school students in Bushwick. Morris resides in Brooklyn, New York.
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Wesley was a fantastic speaker and our community really enjoyed him. We engaged in conversation with him surrounding cultural criticism and other topics and his knowledge on these topics was undeniable. Overall, it was a great experience and I would recommend working with all three parties to any of my colleagues.
Georgetown Day School, Inc. - Feb 20 2020
Wesley was a gracious, easygoing, and fantastic guest who was kind and wonderful to everyone on our team that interacted with him. Many thanks! Ali
KUER 90.1 NPR Utah - Sep 24 2019
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