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NANCY REID GIBBS (born January 25, 1960) is an American essayist and managing editor for _Time _ magazine, a best-selling author and commentator on politics and values in the United States. She is the co-author with Michael Duffy of _ The New York Times _ Bestsellers _The Preacher and the Presidents; Billy Graham in the White House_ (2007) and _The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity_ (2012).

CONTENTS

* 1 Life and career * 2 Awards and honors

* 3 References

* 3.1 Further reading

* 4 External links

LIFE AND CAREER

Gibbs was born in New York, the daughter of Janet (née Stang), who worked at Friends Seminary
Friends Seminary
, and Howard Glenn Gibbs, who was the associate national director for the Boys Clubs of America . She graduated from Yale University
Yale University
in 1982, _summa cum laude _, with honors in history. She studied at New College , Oxford as a Marshall Scholar (M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics).

She joined _ TIME
TIME
_ in 1985 as a part-time fact checker in the International section. She became a writer in 1988 and has written more than 100 cover stories, including the black-bordered special issue on the September 11 attacks
September 11 attacks
, which won a National Magazine Award in 2002. The Chicago Tribune named her one of the ten best magazine writers in the country in 2003; her articles are included in the Princeton Anthology of Writing, Best American Crime Writing 2004, Best American Political Writing 2005 and TIME: 85 years of Great Writing. She has been a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows, including the _Today Show_, _Good Morning America_, _Charlie Rose_, and a guest essayist on the _NewsHour with Jim Lehrer_.

In 1993 and 2006, she served as a Ferris Professor of writing at Princeton University
Princeton University
. She is a former elder and deacon of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City
New York City
.

In October 2013, she became the first female managing editor of _Time _ magazine.

AWARDS AND HONORS

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* 2013 Chautauqua Prize , shortlist, _The Presidents Club_

REFERENCES

* ^ _A_ _B_ "Nancy Gibbs". _encyclopedia.com_. * ^ "WEDDINGS; Nancy Reid Gibbs and Waits May 3d". _The New York Times_. June 21, 1992. * ^ "Paid Notice: Deaths GIBBS, HOWARD G". _The New York Times_. April 25, 2002. * ^ TIME
TIME
- If You Want to Humble An Empire by Nancy Gibbs * ^ PBS Online, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer - aired on August 3, 2006 * ^ PBS Online, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer - aired on May 28, 2008 * ^ Maza, Erik (17 September 2013). " Nancy Gibbs
Nancy Gibbs
Named Time\'s Managing Editor". WWD. Retrieved 17 September 2013. * ^ Ron Charles (May 15, 2013). "Timothy Egan wins Chautauqua Prize for "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher"". _ Washington Post _. Retrieved September 26, 2013.

FURTHER READING

* Pompeo, Joe (December 5, 2013). "Her \'Time\'". _Capital New York _. New York : Allbritton Communications .

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