Wayne Barrett, American journalist, Died at 71


Wayne Barrett was born on July 11, 1945, and died on January 19, 2017.

He was an American journalist.

Wayne was an investigative reporter and senior editor for the Village Voice for 37 years.

He was a Fellow with the Nation Institute and contributor to Newsweek.

Barrett held degrees from St. Joseph’s University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he served on the adjunct faculty for over thirty years.

He authored many articles and books about politicians, especially New York City figures such as Ed Koch, Donald Trump, and Rudy Giuliani.

Barrett was a major interviewee in Kevin Keating’s 2006 documentary Giuliani Time.

He died in Manhattan from complications of interstitial lung disease and lung cancer.

Wayne Barrett passed away at 71 years old.