The Info List - Nancy Gibbs

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Nancy Reid Gibbs[1] (born January 25, 1960)[1] is an American essayist and former 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
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).


1 Life and career 2 Awards and honors 3 References

3.1 Further reading

4 External links

Life and career[edit] Gibbs was born in New York, the daughter of Janet (née Stang), who worked at Friends Seminary, and Howard Glenn Gibbs, who was the associate national director for the Boys Clubs of America.[2][3] She graduated from Yale University
Yale University
in 1982, summa cum laude, with honors in history. She studied at New College, Oxford
New College, Oxford
as a Marshall Scholar (M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics). She joined 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[4] on the September 11 attacks, which won a National Magazine Award in 2002. The Chicago Tribune
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.[5][6] In 1993 and 2006, she served as a Ferris Professor of writing at Princeton University. She is a former elder and deacon of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. In October 2013, she became the first female managing editor of Time magazine.[7] On September 12, 2017, she announced she was stepping down as editor in chief of Time magazine.[8] Awards and honors[edit] This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

2013 Chautauqua Prize, shortlist, The Presidents Club[9]


^ 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
- 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.  ^ Ember, Sydney. "Nancy Gibbs, Time Magazine's Top Editor, Is Stepping Down". New York Times. The New York Times
The New York Times
Company. Retrieved 17 September 2017.  ^ 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[edit]

Pompeo, Joe (December 5, 2013). "Her 'Time'". Capital New York. New York: Allbritton Communications. 

External links[edit]

Appearances on C-SPAN

Q&A interview with Gibbs and Michael Duffy about The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity, May 13, 2012

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 31589419 LCCN: no96033144 SUDOC: 119448742 NDL: 00478