Win McCormack is an American publisher and editor from Oregon.

He is editor-in-chief of Tin House[1] magazine and Tin House Books, the former publisher of Oregon Magazine, founder and treasurer of MediAmerica, Inc., and a co-founder of Mother Jones magazine. He serves on the board of directors of the journal New Perspectives Quarterly.[2] His political and social writings have appeared in Oregon Humanities, Tin House, The Nation,[3] The Oregonian, and Oregon Magazine. McCormack's investigative coverage of the Rajneeshee movement was awarded a William Allen White Commendation from the University of Kansas and the City and Regional Magazine Association.

As a political activist, McCormack served as Chair of the Oregon Steering Committee for Gary Hart's 1984 presidential campaign. He was chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon's President's Council and a member of the Obama for President Oregon Finance Committee.[citation needed] Additionally, McCormack sits on the Board of Overseers for Emerson College,[4] and is a co-founder of the Los Angeles-based Liberty Hill Foundation.[5]

In February 2016, McCormack purchased The New Republic magazine from previous owner Chris Hughes.[6][7][8]

He received an A.B. from Harvard College and an MFA from the University of Oregon[9]



  1. ^ "WIN MCCORMACK". Archived from the original on September 14, 2008. Retrieved 2013-11-02. 
  2. ^ "NPQ". Digitalnpq.org. Retrieved 2016-10-19. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "About Emerson Emerson College". Emerson.edu. Retrieved 2016-10-19. 
  5. ^ About: History, Liberty Hill Foundation website, Undated.Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  6. ^ Byers, Dylan. "The New Republic is sold by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes". CNNMoney. Retrieved 2016-02-27. 
  7. ^ Trotter, J.K. "Chris Hughes Sells The New Republic to Win McCormack". Gawker. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  8. ^ Alpert, Lukas I. "Chris Hughes Sells New Republic to Liberal Publisher Win McCormack". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  9. ^ "Home". Retrieved 26 November 2017. 

External links