Michael Oreskes is the former Executive Editor of the International Herald Tribune, and the current Associated Press Managing Editor for U.S. News. He oversees all U.S. news from The AP, from state bureaus to national political coverage, for both U.S. and world audiences.
Mr. Oreskes became executive editor of The International Herald Tribune in May 2005. Previously, Mr. Oreskes was deputy managing editor of The New York Times. In that role, he oversaw the Times Web and television content. During this time, television programs produced by the New York Times won numerous awards, including the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award, the George Polk award, the George Foster Peabody Award, Harvard's Goldsmith award, and several Emmy awards. Mr. Oreskes also supervised the Times’s relationship with The International Herald Tribune. He had been an assistant managing editor and director of electronic news since 2000.
Previously, he served as the Times' Washington Bureau Chief; during his two–year tenure bureau members won three Pulitzer Prizes. Mr. Oreskes directed the newspaper’s coverage of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and the impeachment trial of President Clinton.
Prior to Washington, he served as metropolitan editor, during which time the metro desk won two Pulitzer Prizes and a Polk Award for local reporting. From 1987 until 1991, he served as congressional correspondent and national political correspondent in the Washington bureau.
Mr. Oreskes came to The Times from the New York Daily News, where he was a general assignment reporter, an education writer, an Albany correspondent, labor editor and City Hall bureau chief.