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Michael Warren Robbins

Michael Warren Robbins, American magazine editor. Recipient Carroll Kowal Journalism award National Association Social Workers, 1991, Media award New York State Bar Association, 1991. Member American Society Magazine Editors (National Magazine award 1991), American Society Journalists and Authors, Society for Industrial Archaeology (board directors 1972-1982).

Background

  • Robbins, Michael Warren was born on April 5, 1938 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of Lester Harold and Naomi (Warren) Robbins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Colgate University, 1960. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, George Washington University, 1972.

    Career

    • Editor-in-chief Museum News, Washington, 1968-1971. Writer, 1972-1974; editor/writer The Washington Post, 1974. Project manager, chief of research Joseph A. Wetzel Associates, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, 1975-1978.

      Writer New York City, 1978-1985. Editor-in-chief Oceans Magazine, Stamford, Connecticut, 1985-1988. Founding editor American Express Connections, New York City, 1988-1989.

      News editor Conde Nast traveler, 1990. Editor-in-chief Audubon Magazine, 1991-1997. President Verandah Media, Inc., Brooklyn, since 1997.

    Works

    • Author: Decorating on the Cheap, 1984, High Country Trail: Along the Continental Divide, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Society Magazine Editors (National Magazine award 1991), American Society Journalists and Authors, Society for Industrial Archaeology (board directors 1972-1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, motorcycle racing.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Borsch, June 21, 1961 (divorced December 1970). 1 child, Molly Warren. Married Wendy Palitz, October 8, 1983.

      1 child, Patrick William.
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    • 1960
      Colgate University
    • 1962
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1972
      George Washington University
    • 1968 - 1971
      Editor-in-chief Museum News
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      writer
    • 1974
      editor/writer, The Washington Post
    • 1975 - 1978
      project manager, s
      Old Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      chief of research Joseph A. Wetzel Associate, s
      Old Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
    • 1978 - 1985
      writer, New York City
    • 1985 - 1988
      editor-in-chief Oceans Magazine
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      founding editor American Express Connections
    • 1990
      news editor Conde Nast traveler
    • 1991 - 1997
      editor-in-chief Audubon Magazine
    • 1997
      president, Verandah Media
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
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