In 1963, George Solomon received a B.S. in journalism from the University of Florida’s School of Journalism and Communication. His career began in 1964, when he took a position as a sports reporter at the Fort Lauderdale News and Sun Sentinel; he went on to become the Sentinel’s sports editor in 1968. From 1970 through 1972, Solomon worked at the Washington Daily News. He joined the staff of The Washington Post in 1972 and was named assistant sports editor shortly thereafter. Currently, Solomon serves as assistant managing editor/sports at the Post, a position he has held since 1975.