Mortimer Zuckerman is the editor-in-chief of U.S .News & World Report. He is also chairman and copublisher of the New York Daily News, and the Chairman of Boston Properties. He has substantial real-estate holdings, including properties in Boston, New York, Washington, and San Francisco.
Zuckerman graduated from Harvard University's Law School with L.L.M. in 1962, University of Pennsylvania's the Wharton School with M.B.A. and distinction of honor in 1961, McGill University in Montreal, Canada with L.L.B. in 1961, and B.A. in 1957. He entered McGill at the age of sixteen.
Zuckerman taught at Harvard Business School as an associate professor for nine years and at Yale University. He also spent seven years at real estate firm Cabot, Cabot & Forbes, where he rose to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
In 1980, he acquired the literary magazine the Atlantic Monthly, where he was Chairman from 1980 to 1999. In 1984, Mortimer Zuckerman bought U.S. News & World Report, where he remains its Editor-in-Chief.
Zuckerman serves on the Board of Trustees of several educational and private institutions such as New York University, the Aspen Institute, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering. He is a member of the JPMorgan's National Advisory Board, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Washington Institute for Near East, and the International Institute of Strategic Studies. He worked as a president of the Board of Trustees of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.