Name Jon Meacham
|Years active 1995–present|
Notable awards Pulitzer Prize
|Born Jon Ellis Meacham May 20, 1969 (age 46)Chattanooga, Tennessee, US (1969-05-20) |
Occupation writer, journalist, editor
Alma mater The University of the South
Spouse Margaret Keith Smythe Meacham
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography
Education The McCallie School, Sewanee: The University of the South
Parents Jere Ellis Meacham, Linda McBrayer Meacham
Books Destiny and Power: The Amer, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of, American Lion, American Gospel, Franklin and Winston
Similar People George H W Bush, Ron Chernow, Andrew Jackson, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David McCullough
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Jon Ellis Meacham (; born May 20, 1969) is executive editor and executive vice president at Random House. He is a contributing editor to Time magazine and editor-at-large of WNET, and a former editor-in-chief of Newsweek. He won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Meacham also wrote Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power (2012).
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Jon meacham 2009 national book festival
Meacham joined Newsweek as a writer in January 1995.
His presidential biography of Andrew Jackson won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography.
In 2010, Meacham received an honorary degree in journalism from Dickinson College.
From May 2010 to April 2011, Meacham was co-host with Alison Stewart of Need to Know on PBS. He is also a frequent guest on MSNBC's Morning Joe and has appeared multiple times on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher.
He is also a frequent contributor panelist on many CNN programs, such as the Don Lemon Tonight and Anderson Cooper 360 and also with MSNBC's morning joe.