It is saddened to announce that one of the talented and well-known journalists who worked for The New York Times has sadly passed away. Yes, Blake Hounshell was known as a political journalist in The New York Times died on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. According to the sources, the news of his death was confirmed by his family after a publication. Since the news of his death was confirmed, his loved ones are trying to know the details regarding to his sudden death. Here, we are going to share some important details related to his sudden passing and what was the reason behind his unfortunate death?
As per the statement released by Hounshell’s family, Blake died after a long battle with depression which was going on in his personal life. Along with this, police officers told The Times that Blake Hounshell died by suicide. Joseph Kahn, The Times’s executive editor and Carolyn Ryan said,” We are deeply saddened to share the tragic news that our colleague Blake Hounshell has passed away”. Not only Joseph but here are lots of people who loved to remember Blake Hounshell and in his remembrance, they paid tribute one of the talented journalists of The Times.
Who Is Blake Hounshell?
One of the employees of The New York Times took her Twitter handles to pay tributes to him and wrote,” Blake Hounshell was my friend, partner, and journalistic inspiration for many years through our time together at Foreign Policy and Politico. I will have more say but for now I just want to say how much I will miss him. RIP, dear friend”. While, another one tweeted,” I am shocked and so sad to hear about the tragic death of Blake Hounshell (@NYBlake @blakehounshell.) I met him in Cairo when I was 22, on the day I got my very first newspaper job. I was excited when he joined The Times and wish I’d spent more time hanging out with him here”.
Blake Hounshell was an editor and journalist at The New York Times who joined the organization in 2021. He was a dedicated journalist who quickly distinguished himself as our lead politics newsletter writer and a gifted observer of our country’s political scene. After the news of his passing was confirmed, his family and friends are paying tribute to him and expressed their deep condolence. It is hard to accept for them that their beloved has gone from this world. Keep remembering him in your thoughts and prayers.