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C.J. Chivers

C.J. Chivers, American journalist. Recipient Livingston award for international journalism, Molly Parnis Livingston Foundation, 1996, National Magazine award for Reporting, American Society Magazine Editors, 2007; Pulitzer fellow, 1995. Officer United States Marine Corps, 1988-1994.


  • Chivers, C.J. was born on December 5, 1964 in Binghamton, New York, United States. Son of James Leeds and Patricia (Dolan) Chivers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Cornell University, 1988. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1995.


    • Staff writer Providence Journal, 1995-1999. Correspondent The New York Times, New York City, since 1999.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Officer United States Marine Corps, 1988-1994.


    • Married Suzanne Keating, April 1999. Children: John Peter, James Michael.
    C.J. Chivers
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    Born December 5, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1988
      Cornell University
    • 1995
      Columbia University
    • 1995 - 1999
      Staff writer, Providence Journal
    • 1999
      correspondent The New York Times