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Peter Alan Young

Peter Alan Young, American editor-in-chief. Served with Army of the United States, 1957.

Background

  • Young, Peter Alan was born on June 8, 1934 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert and Ann Zella (Jorden) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1956. Master of Science with honors, Columbia University, 1960.

    Career

    • Reporter Easton (Pennsylvania) Express, 1958-1959, Baltimore Evening Sun, 1960-1963. Reporter Life magazine, New York City, 1963-1965, chief Moscow bureau, 1966-1968, chief Vienna bureau, 1968-1969, correspondent Paris, 1969-1970, head news department, 1970-1973. Managing editor Saturday Review, New York City, 1973-1978, Geo magazine, 1978-1979.

      Executive editor Prime Time magazine, New York City, 1979-1982. Senior editor television-Cable Week, 1982-1983. Free-lance writer/editor, 1983-1987.

      Editor-in-chief Archaeoloy Magazine, New York City, since 1987.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1957.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Susan McCardell, June 22, 1963 (divorced 1987). Children: Peter McCardell, Abby Jorden, Hugh Barret. Married Mary Luehrsen, July 18, 1987.

      1 child, Amanda Eleanor.
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    • 1956
      Princeton University
    • 1960
      Columbia University
    • 1958 - 1959
      Reporter Easton (Pennsylvania) Express
    • 1960 - 1963
      Reporter Easton (Pennsylvania) Express
    • 1963 - 1965
      reporter Life magazine
    • 1966 - 1968
      reporter Life magazine
    • 1968 - 1969
      reporter Life magazine
    • 1969 - 1970
      reporter Life magazine
    • 1973 - 1978
      managing editor Saturday Review
    • 1978 - 1979
      managing editor Saturday Review
    • 1979 - 1982
      executive, editor Prime Time magazine
    • 1982 - 1983
      senior, editor television-Cable Week
    • 1983 - 1987
      free-lance writer, /editor
    • 1987
      editor-in-chief Archaeoloy Magazine
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