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Ian Thurston Macauley Edit Profile

Editor , consultant , Technical writer

Ian Thurston Macauley, British technical writer, editor, consultant. Achievements include coverage and interpretation of: 1969-1972 moon landings, National Aeronautics and Space Administration space program, scientific breakthroughs, planets and cloning.

Background

Macauley, Ian Thurston was born on April 13, 1935 in London. Came to the United States, 1936. Son of Thurston Bancroft and Francis Marion (Berry) Macauley.

Education

Associate of Arts, University Georgia, 1956. Bachelor, City College of New York, 1960. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1960.

Career

Foreign technical editor Fairchild Publications, London, 1962-1963. Editor New York Times, New York City, 1963-1969. Reporter United Press International, London, 1969-1971.

Science consultant Young & Rubicam, 1971-1974. Editor, technical writer New York Times, 1974-1995. President Macauley International, New York City, since 1996.

Consultant City College of New York Alumni Association, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include coverage and interpretation of: 1969-1972 moon landings, National Aeronautics and Space Administration space program, scientific breakthroughs, planets and cloning.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Arthur C. Clarke biography, 1994, Clarke essays, 1999, 2001. Editor (newspaper series) Publisher's Award, 1990, Collapse of Communism, 1991 (Pulitzer prize nominee). Organizer Arthur C. Clarke Center for the Imagination, Law Vegas.

Membership

Active Riverdale Conservancy, New York City, since 1991. Fundraiser Democratic Party, New York City, 1992, 96. Civil rights organizer Congress of Racial Equality, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, SNCC, Atlanta, 1955-1960.

Mentor to students City College of New York, since 1993. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Space Society, Planetary Society, World Future Society, Society Professional Journalists, National Union Journalists, Newspaper Guild.

Connections

Married Phyllis Sandra Rothblatt, May 13, 1960 (divorced April 1979). Children: Jonathan, Juliette, Craig, Aimée, Laura. Married Marnie Fertel Winston, April 22, 1979.

1 child, Simon.

father:
Thurston Bancroft Macauley

mother:
Francis Marion (Berry) Macauley

spouses:
Phyllis Sandra Rothblatt

Marnie Fertel Winston

children:
Jonathan Macauley

Craig Macauley

Simon Macauley

Aimée Macauley

Laura Macauley

Juliette Macauley