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Tina Brown

Tina BrownAKA Christina Hambley Brown

Born: 21-Nov-1953
Birthplace: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Editor, Publisher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Powerhouse magazine editor

Educated at Oxford, and wrote for The London Times and The Sunday Telegraph in her early 20s. At 25 she became editor of the struggling Tattler, promptly making it hip, popular, and profitable. Reinvigorated Vanity Fair in the 1980s, ran The New Yorker in the 1990s, and founded Talk magazine in 1999. More recently she worked as editor-in-chief at both The Daily Beast and Newsweek, concurrently.

Father: George Hambley Brown (producer, b. 24-Jul-1913, d. 3-Jan-2001)
Mother: Bettina Iris Mary Kohr (d. 1998)
Brother: Christopher
Boyfriend: Martin Amis (together c. 1973)
Husband: Harold Evans (editor of The London Times, m. 1981, one son, one daughter)
Son: George (b. 1986)
Daughter: Isabel (b. 1990)

    University: MA, St. Anne's College, Oxford University (1974)

    Newsweek Editor-in-Chief (2010-13)
    The Daily Beast Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief (2008-13)
    Talk Founder & Publisher (1999-2001)
    The New Yorker Editor (1992-98)
    Vanity Fair Editor (1984-92)
    Tatler Editor (1979-83)
    The Sunday Telegraph Columnist (1978-79)
    Punch Columnist (1974-78)
    The Washington Post Style columnist
    Commander of the British Empire Nov-2000
    Naturalized US Citizen 2005
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Funeral: Katharine Graham (2001)
    Wedding: Donald Trump and Melania Knauss (2005)
    Funeral: William F. Buckley (2008)
    Funeral: Nora Ephron (2012)
    English Ancestry

    TELEVISION
    Topic A with Tina Brown CNBC Host (2003-05)

Author of books:
Loose Talk: Adventures on the Street of Shame (1979, columns)
Life as a Party (1984, columns)
The Diana Chronicles (2007, biography of Lady Diana)


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