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Peter Alan Young Edit Profile

Editor-in-chief

Peter Alan Young, American editor-in-chief. Served with Army of the United States, 1957.

Background

Young, Peter Alan was born on June 8, 1934 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert and Ann Zella (Jorden) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1956;Master of Science with honors, Columbia University, 1960.

Career

Reporter, Easton (Pennsylvania) Express, 1958-1959;Reporter, Baltimore Evening Sun, 1960-1963;reporter, Life magazine, New York City, 1963-1965;chief Moscow bureau, Life magazine, 1966-1968;chief Vienna bureau, Life magazine, 1968-1969;correspondent, Life magazine, Paris, 1969-1970;head news department, Life magazine, 1970-1973;managing editor, Saturday Review, New York City, 1973-1978;managing editor, Geo magazine, 1978-1979;executive editor, Prime Time magazine, New York City, 1979-1982;senior editor, television-Cable Week, 1982-1983;free-lance writer/editor, 1983-1987;editor-in-chief, Archaeoloy Magazine, New York City, since 1987.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1957.

Connections

Married Sarah Susan McCardell, June 22, 1963 (divorced 1987). Children: Peter McCardell, Abby Jorden, Hugh Barret. Married Mary Luehrsen, July 18, 1987.

1 child, Amanda Eleanor.

father:
Robert Young

mother:
Ann Zella (Jorden) Young

spouses:
Sarah Susan McCardell

Mary Luehrsen

children:
Peter McCardell Young

Abby Jorden Young

Hugh Barret Young

Amanda Eleanor Young