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Toby Young

Toby Young, British journalist. Recipient Fulbright-Hays award Fulbright Commission, 1987; named Young Journalist of Year, British Press Association, 1986; teacher fellow Harvard University, 1987; recipient British Academy award, 1988; external research studentship Trinity College, Cambridge, 1988-1990. Member The Groucho Club, Green St., Globe Eating House.

Background

  • Young, Toby was born on October 17, 1963 in Olney, United Kingdom. Son of Michael Dunlop and Sasha (Moorsom) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, Brasenose College, Oxford, England, 1986.

    Career

    • Feature writer The Observer, London, 1985-1986. News trainee The Times, 1986-1987. Feature writer The Mail on Sunday, 1987.

      Profile writer The Sunday Telegraph, 1990-1991. Deputy film critic The Guardian, 1991-1992. Editor, director The Modern Review, London, New York, 1991-1995.

      Contributing editor Vanity Fair, 1995-1998. Staff writer Gear, 1998-1999. Contributing editor British Gentlemen’s Quarterly.

      Columnist The New York Times, since 1998, The Spectator, since 1999.

    Works

    • Contributor: The Oxford Myth, 1987.

    Membership

    Member The Groucho Club, Green St., Globe Eating House.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cooking, running, watching tv and videos, nightclubbing.

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    Born October 17, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1986
      Brasenose College
    • 1985 - 1986
      Feature writer, The Observer
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1986 - 1987
      news trainee, The Times
    • 1987
      feature writer, The Mail on Sunday
    • 1990 - 1991
      profile writer, The Sunday Telegraph
    • 1991 - 1992
      deputy film critic The Guardian
    • 1995 - 1998
      contributing editor Vanity Fair
    • 1998 - 1999
      staff writer, Gear
    • 1998
      columnist The New York Times
    • 1999
      columnist The New York Times
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