Amy Padnani

Obituaries editor
Amy Padnani shines a light on the stories of remarkable people once overlooked by history.

Why you should listen

Amy Padnani has been an editor at the New York Times since 2011. While on the obituaries desk she launched "Overlooked," an award- winning series telling the stories of remarkable people who never received a New York Times obit. Before joining the Times, Padnani worked as a reporter at The Star-Ledger, The Journal News, Newsday, The Staten Island Advance and The Herald News. She is also a marathon runner and cocaptain of the Times Run Club.

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Trailblazers: A night of talks in partnership with The Macallan

July 1, 2019

The event: TED Salon: Trailblazers, hosted by TED design and arts curator Chee Pearlman and TED science curator David Biello When and where: Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the TED World Theater in New York City The partner: The Macallan Music: Sammy Rae & The Friends The talks in brief: Marcus Bullock, entrepreneur and justice […]

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