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James Bettner Brooke

James Bettner Brooke, American news correspondent.

Background

  • Brooke, James Bettner was born on February 21, 1955 in New York City. Son of John Louis Barde and Louisa (Ludlow) Brooke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Latin American Studies, Yale University, 1977.

    Career

    • Reporter South America region The Miami Herald, Rio de Janeiro, 1982-1984. Metro reporter The New York Times, New York City, 1984-1986, West Africa bureau chief, 1986-1989, Brazil bureau chief Rio de Janeiro, 1989-1995, Rocky Mountain bureau chief Denver, 1995-1999, Canada bureau chief, 1999-2001, Japan/Korea economic correspondent, since 2001.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Heilman Brooke, September 7, 1985. Children: James, Alexander, William.
    • father: John Louis Barde Brooke
    • mother: Louisa (Ludlow) Brooke
    • spouse: Elizabeth Heilman Brooke
    • children: James Brooke
    • Alexander Brooke
    • William Brooke
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    Born February 21, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      Yale University
    • 1982 - 1984
      Reporter South America region The Miami Herald
      Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil
    • 1984 - 1986
      metro reporter The New York Times
    • 1986 - 1989
      metro reporter The New York Times
    • 1989 - 1995
      metro reporter The New York Times
    • 1995 - 1999
      metro reporter The New York Times
    • 1999 - 2001
      metro reporter The New York Times