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James Drew Bishop

editor , journalist

James Drew Bishop, British editor. Member Association British.

Background

BISHOP, James was born on June 18, 1929 in London. Son of late Sir Patrick Bishop and Vera Drew.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cambridge University, 1953. Foreign correspondent The Times, London, 1957-1964, foreign news editor, 1964-1966, features editor, 1966-1971. Editor The Illustrated London News, 1971-1987.

Editor-in-chief, since 1987. Director International Thomson Public Ltd., London, 1980-1985. Member advisory board, author American section The Annual Register, London, since 1970.

Career

Director Institute Thomson Publishing Company 1980-1985. Editorial Director Orient Express, Connections and Natural World Magazines since 1981. Chairman Association of British Eds. since 1987.

Works

  • Author: The Social History of Edwardian Britain, 1977. The Social History of First World War, 1982. Co-author: The Story of the Times, 1983.Editor: The Illustrated Counties of England, 1985.

Membership

Member Association British. Clubs: United Oxford and Cambridge, Melbourne Cricket Club.

Connections

Married Brenda Pearson, June 5, 1959. Children– Edward James, William John.

father:
Patrick Bishop

mother:
Vera (Drew) Bishop

spouse:
Brenda Pearson

children:
Edward James Bishop

William John Bishop