Peter W Kaplan

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Birthday
10, 1954
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Nov 29, 2013 (59)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1954
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Nov 29, 2013 (59)

About

After serving for more than a decade as Editor-and-Chief of The New York Observer, he held an executive position within the fashion magazine division of Fairchild Publications. He is perhaps best remembered for his key role in bringing journalism into the digital era.

Before Fame

While studying at Harvard University, he roomed with one of the sons of Robert F. Kennedy. After graduating from college, Kaplan worked for Esquire, Manhattan, Inc., and The New York Times.

Trivia

He edited a New York Observer anthology titled The Kingdom of New York.

Family Life

With his first wife, Audrey Walker, he had children named Peter, Caroline, and Charlie. His second marriage, to Lisa Chase, produced a son named Davey.

Associated With

In a 2009 episode of The Charlie Rose Show, he discussed the effects of the internet and mobile devices upon journalism.