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John Heilemann

John Heilemann, American journalist, writer. Finalist National Magazine award; named one of The 50 Highest-Earning Political Figures, Newsweek, 2010.


  • Heilemann, John was born on January 23, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1987.


    • Staff writer The New Yorker, Wired, The Economist. National political correspondent, columnist New York magazine. Commentator, Chris Matthews Show NBC.

      Commentator, Morning Joe Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company, commentator, Hardball with Chris Matthews. Commentator, Charlie Rose Public Broadcasting Service. Commentator Cable News Network, National Public Radio.


    • Author: Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era, 2001. Co-author (with Mark Halperin): Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, 2010. Contributor (anthology) Best American Political Writing, 2005, 2007, 2008, Best American Crime Writing, 2006, host (documentaries) Download: The True Story of the Internet, 2008.
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    Born January 23, 1966
    (age 51)
    • 1987
      Northwestern University