NEW YORK — New York Times reporter, David Carr, died Thursday night at the age of 58.
Executive editor for the Times, Dean Baquet said in a personal note to the Times employees that Carr died after collapsing in the newsroom.
Carr was the writer of the Media Equation column and joined the New York Times team in 2002.
That feeling when your heart goes crashing to the ground. RIP David Carr. Always greeted me with a warm hug and smile when we crossed paths.
— Joe Flint (@JBFlint) February 13, 2015
Think of the qualities you'd want in a colleague: David Carr had them all, plus the ability to surprise you every time he spoke.
— Pete Wells (@pete_wells) February 13, 2015
David Carr collapsed in the newsroom he loved, doing what he loved, surrounded by those who loved him. RIP pic.twitter.com/gVby5VYsWy
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) February 13, 2015
Carr is survived by his wife and three daughters.