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
* 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
Friends Seminary , and Howard Glenn Gibbs, who was the
associate national director for the Boys Clubs of America . She
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 _ 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 . 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
AWARDS AND HONORS
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Chautauqua Prize , shortlist, _The Presidents Club_
* ^ _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,
* ^ PBS Online, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer - aired on May 28,
* ^ Maza, Eri