Pete Hamill, Renowned New York City Journalist, Dies at 85

The New York journalist Pete Hamill, an acclaimed columnist, editor and novelist who dominated pages at the city's tabloid newspapers, died on Wednesday. He was 85.

Posted: Aug 5, 2020 12:57 PM

Famed New York journalist Pete Hamill, an acclaimed editor, writer and novelist who dominated pages at the city’s tabloid newspapers, died on Wednesday. He was 85.

Hamill was editor-in-chief of both The New York Post and the New York Daily News in the 1990s. At the time of his death, he was working on a mob-themed novel and a nonfiction book about his beloved home borough of Brooklyn, according to his literary agent.

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