John Heilemann

John Arthur Heilemann (born January 23, 1966) is an American journalist and national-affairs analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.[2] He is the co-author (with Mark Halperin) of Double Down and Game Change, books about Presidential campaigns.

John Heilemann
John Heilemann (cropped)
John Heilemann in 2016
BornJohn Arthur Heilemann
January 23, 1966 (age 52)
Los Angeles, California[1]
NationalityUnited States of America
Alma materNorthwestern University, B.A., Harvard University, M.P.P.
OccupationJournalist
Anchor
Notable workGame Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime co-author
Double Down: Game Change 2012 co-author
TelevisionWith All Due Respect ,The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth
Spouse(s)Diana Rhoten

Education

Heilemann grew up in California. His family was originally from Wisconsin. Heilemann holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from Northwestern University and a master's degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.[3]

Career

He is the author of a book, Pride Before the Fall, about the Microsoft antitrust case. He has been a staff writer for New York, Wired, and The Economist. He was the host of a four-part documentary series for Discovery called Download: the True Story of the Internet, about the rise of the World Wide Web, which first aired in 2008.

He is the co-author (with Mark Halperin) of Double Down and Game Change, books about Presidential campaigns. He and Halperin co-hosted With All Due Respect, a political analysis show on Bloomberg Television and MSNBC. Heilemann also produced and co-starred (with Mark Halperin and Mark McKinnon) in Showtime's: The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth, following the presidential candidates behind the scenes of their campaigns in the 2016 United States Presidential Election. Heilemann is producing and co-starring in new episodes of The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth, with Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon, airing in Spring 2018. Heilemann is also an occasional guest on the Tony Kornheiser Show.[4][5]

Personal life

Heilemann is married to Diana Rhoten and lives in Manhattan.[3] He is a fan of the Wu-Tang Clan.[6][7]

See also

Bibliography

  • John Heilemann Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era, Collins Business, January 9, 2001, ISBN 0-06-662117-8
  • Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, Harper, January 2010, ISBN 0-06-173363-6
  • Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, Double Down: Game Change 2012, Penguin Press, November 2013 ISBN 1594204403

References

  1. ^ https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGJ3-2S2
  2. ^ "Tuesday's Juice". POLITICO. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Speaker Bio: John Heilemann - Washington Speakers Bureau". www.washingtonspeakers.com. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  4. ^ "Thanks for the chicken feet and gall bladders". The Tony Kornheiser Show – ART19. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  5. ^ Tony Kornheiser (2016-09-28). "Mr. Tony welcomes @jheil to the show today—look for it at 11am EST!". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  6. ^ Heilemann, John (24 March 2015). "Because … WU-TANG @ericmjacobs @BloombergTV". @jheil. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  7. ^ Heilemann, John (15 October 2017). "Count the number of hours since it's been out then multiply by one". @jheil. Retrieved 2017-10-30.

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