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Michael Warren Robbins, American Magazine editors Avocations: photography, motorcycle racing. M C. Recipient Carroll Kowal Journalism award National Association Social Writers, 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.

Achievements

  • Avocations: photography, motorcycle racing. M C.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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.

father:
Lester Harold Robbins

mother:
Naomi (Warren) Robbins

spouses:
Jane Borsch

Wendy Palitz

children:
Molly Warren Robbins

Patrick William Robbins