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Toby Young

journalist

Toby Young, British Journalist. Recipient Fulbright-Hays award Fulbright Commission, 1987; named Young Journalist of Year, British Press Association, 1986; teacher fellow Harvard University, 1987; recipient British Academy award, 1988; external research studentship Trinity College, Cambridge, 1988-1990. Member The Groucho Club, Green St., Globe Eating House.

Background

Young, Toby was born on October 17, 1963 in Olney, United Kingdom. Son of Michael Dunlop and Sasha (Moorsom) Young.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Brasenose College, Oxford, England, 1986.

Career

Feature writer The Observer, London, 1985-1986. News trainee The Times, 1986-1987. Feature writer The Mail on Sunday, 1987.

Profile writer The Sunday Telegraph, 1990-1991. Deputy film critic The Guardian, 1991-1992. Editor, director The Modern Review, London, New York, 1991-1995.

Contributing editor Vanity Fair, 1995-1998. Staff writer Gear, 1998-1999. Contributing editor British Gentlemen’s Quarterly.

Columnist The New York Times, since 1998, The Spectator, since 1999.

Works

  • Contributor: The Oxford Myth, 1987.

Membership

Member The Groucho Club, Green St., Globe Eating House.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, running, watching television and videos, nightclubbing.

Connections

father:
Michael Dunlop Young

mother:
Sasha (Moorsom) Young