JASON DONALD MCMANUS (born 1934) is an American journalist who served
as Editor-in-Chief of
LIFE AND CAREER
McManus, a 1956 graduate of
In 1964 he shifted to editing, working in the World and Nation sections of the magazine, overseeing coverage of the Watergate scandal . In the late 1970s, both McManus and Ray Cave were assistant managing editors at Time and began a professional rivalry internally. The two editors were frequently up for the same positions, with MacManus reporting to Cave until they switched jobs in 1985.
After working with both men in different capacities, Editor-in-Chief Henry Anatole Grunwald recommended McManus replace him in the position he had held since 1979. Retiring at the end of 1994 one year before his contract expired, McManus was succeeded by Norman Pearlstine .
McManus served on the
Council on Foreign Relations
* ^ Jones, Alex S. (April 17, 1987). Time\'s Chief Editor to Retire
at End of Year.
The New York Times