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Charles Brian Kelly Edit Profile

magazine editor , book publishing executive

Charles Brian Kelly, American Magazine editor, book publishing executive. Recipient 1st place local reporting award Balt-Washington Newspaper Guild, 1965, Citation for Public Affairs Reporting, American Political Science Association, 1970; named Communicator of Year, National Wildlife Federation, 1976; American Political Science Association fellow, 1971. First lieutenant Virginia Air National Guard, 1957-1964. Member National Press Club.


Kelly, Charles Brian was born on February 11, 1935 in New York City. Son of Lester Joseph Kelly and Claire (Murray) Burke.


Bachelor in English, Yale University, 1957.


Editorial trainee, Richmond (Virginia) Times-Dispatch, 1958;reporter, state editor, Harrisonburg (Virginia) Daily News-Record, 1959-1960;reporter, Richmond News Leader, 1960-1961;reporter, Washington Star, 1962-1978;freelance writer, since 1958;lecturer in journalism, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1980;editor, Military History magazine, Leesburg, Virginia, since 1984;executive editor, World World War II, Vietnam, Sports History, Biblical History, Am's, Leesburg, Virginia, 1986-1989;co-founder, co-public, Montpelier Public, Charlottesville, since 1989.



First lieutenant Virginia Air National Guard, 1957-1964. Member National Press Club.


Married Barbara Donnan Sloan, 1963 (development 1974). Children: Katheryn Sloan, Charles Brian Junior, James Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth McMorrow. Married Ingrid Fougner-Lassen Smyer, 1993.

Lester Joseph Kelly Burke

Claire (Murray) Burke

Barbara Donnan Sloan

Ingrid Fougner-Lassen Smyer

Katheryn Sloan Kelly

Charles Brian Junior Kelly

James Kirkpatrick Kelly

Elizabeth McMorrow Kelly