Conrad Moffat Black, is a Canadian-born former newspaper magnate, writer, and peer in the British House of Lords. He was born on August 25, 1944, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Black was the founder and former CEO of Hollinger International, a media company that owned newspapers around the world, including the Chicago Sun-Times, The Daily Telegraph in London, and The Jerusalem Post.
In 2007, he was convicted in the United States of fraud and obstruction of justice related to the misappropriation of company funds, and was sentenced to six and a half years in prison.
Conrad Black Ex-Wife: Meet Conrad Black
Conrad Black’s first wife was Joanna Hishon. They were married in 1978 and divorced in 1992, after having two sons together, Jonathan and James.
Joanna Hishon was born in Toronto, Canada, and is a former newspaper columnist and journalist. She worked for several Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and Mail and The National Post, and has also served as a senior advisor to various government agencies and non-profit organizations.
After her divorce from Conrad Black, Joanna Hishon largely stayed out of the public eye and has not been involved in the media or publishing industries in recent years.