David Gonzalez is the Caribbean and Central American bureau chief for ?The New York Times.”
After earning his master’s in journalism from Columbia University, Gonzalez landed a job as a researcher for ?Newsweek,” where, two years later, he was promoted to correspondent, filing stories from New York, Detroit, and Miami. In 1990, he left the publication to pursue stories on urban life. Gonzalez came to ?The New York Times” in 1990 as a metro reporter. After writing the ?About New York” column from 1995 - 1999, Gonzalez took his current position as the Caribbean and Central American bureau chief.