John Robinson Block

Occupation: Newspaper Publisher
Born: Toledo, October 1, 1954

Education:
DHL, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo (Now The University of Toledo) (2005)
BA, Yale University, New Haven (1977)

Career:
Publisher, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2001-Present)
Editor-in-Chief, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1993-Present)
Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Toledo Blade (2001-Present)
Co-Publisher, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1989-2001)
Co-Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Toledo Blade (1989-2001)
Executive Editor, Toledo Blade (1987-1989)
Assistant Managing Editor, Toledo Blade (1985-1987)
Sunday Editor, Toledo Blade (1983-1985)
European Correspondent, Toledo Blade, London (1982-1983)
Washington Correspondent, Toledo Blade (1980-1982)
Reporter, Associated Press, New York City (1978-1980)
Reporter, Associated Press, Miami, FL (1977-1978)
Chairman, Board of Directors, P.G. Pub. Co., Pittsburgh

Career Related:
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Block Communications Inc. (1985-Present)

Civic:
Chairman, Airport Committee, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority (1994-1997); Chairman, Historical Preservation Committee, Toledo, OH (1983-1985)

Memberships:
American Society of Newspaper Editors; Rowfant Club; Toledo Club; Inverness Club; Yale Club; National Press Club

Family:
Son Of Paul Junior And Marjorie Jane (McNab) Block
Married Susan Lynn Jones, July 20, 2002

Hobbies:
Flying; Collecting rare books

E-mail:
jrblock@post-gazette.com

Biography Source(s):
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2009-2010, 37th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2008-2009, 36th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2006-2007, 35th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the East – 2016, 43rd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the East – 2015, 42nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the East – 2014, 41st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the East – 2013, 40th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the East – 2012, 39th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the East – 2011, 38th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the East – 2003, 30th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the East – 2002, 29th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the East – 2001, 28th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the East – 1999-2000, 27th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the East – 1993-1994, 24th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the Media and Communication – 1998-1999, 1st Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2010, 36th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2009, 35th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2008, 34th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2007, 33rd Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2006, 32nd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2005, 31st Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2004, 30th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1994-1995, 24th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1990-1991, 22nd Edition (pub. 1989)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1988-1989, 21st Edition (pub. 1987)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 2003, 29th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 2005, 22nd Edition (pub. 2004)

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