David Noonan, formerly an editor at Newsweek and Readers Digest, returns to his roots as he becomes Deputy Editor of Straus News effective December 13, 2018. Noonan began his career as a reporter at The Soho Weekly News and then joined Our Town. After years as a freelance writer for Esquire, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times Magazine and others, he became a staff writer for The New York Daily News. David went on to spend nine years as a Senior Writer and Senior Editor for Newsweek, where he headed the Health & Medicine editorial department. In 2011 he became the National Affairs Editor for Readers Digest. More recently he was a regular contributor to Scientific American.
“Manhattan weeklies have a special place in my career and my heart,” Noonan said. “There are great stories on every block. I’m thrilled to be joining the terrific team at Straus News.”
“We’re incredibly excited to bring aboard a great talent such as David Noonan. We look forward to mining the breadth of his journalism experience, knowledge of the city, and long-time passion for local news and we’re pleased to be able to welcome him home,” said Straus News President and Publisher, Jeanne Straus.