Margot Roosevelt

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Margot Roosevelt (Margot Hornblower) is an American journalist. She covers the Southern California economy for the Orange County Register and Los Angeles Register. Before that, she wrote for The Washington Post, then for TIME, for the Los Angeles Times from 2007 to 2011 [1] and for Reuters on the 2012 Presidential election. Besides the economy, her fields have included foreign affairs, US Congress, and the environment, including climate change and air pollution.[1] She is a fellow of the University of Southern California's Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities.[2]

Background[edit]

Roosevelt is the daughter of Edith Kermit Roosevelt and Alexander Gregory Barmine;[3][4] Roosevelt's maternal grandfather is Archibald Roosevelt, the son of US President Theodore Roosevelt.[5] Roosevelt graduated from Harvard University [6] with a degree in history,[2] having attended the Lycée Français de New York.[7] She was married to Ralph Hornblower III;[8] they divorced[9] in 2000. She was known as Margot Hornblower[10] from 1969[8] to 2000.[11][12] She has two sons, Sam and Luke Hornblower.[2]

Career[edit]

Roosevelt was a staff correspondent of the Washington Post for 13 years, during which time she was the Post's New York bureau chief for four years, congressional correspondent in Washington, D.C. for three years, and chief environmental correspondent for three years. She joined TIME in 1987, reporting from TIME's Paris bureau from 1988 to 1994, when she moved to Los Angeles.[10]

Roosevelt was a 2010 National Center for Atmospheric Research Journalism Fellow[13] and 2010 Climate Media Fellow of the Earth Journalism Network.[14] In 2011, Roosevelt received the award for "Distinguished Science Journalism in The Atmospheric and Related Sciences" from the American Meteorological Society.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Los Angeles Times, Greenspace
  2. ^ a b c University of Southern California, Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, Margot Roosevelt
  3. ^ New York Times, August 3, 1969, Miss Margot Roosevelt to Marry on Dec 20
  4. ^ New York Times, June 13, 2009, Emily Allen, Samuel Hornblower
  5. ^ schmoop.com, Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt
  6. ^ Radcliffe Class Officers Harvard Crimson January 4, 1971
  7. ^ Alumni Association of the Lycée Français de New York, Class of 1968, Retrieved April 16, 2011.
  8. ^ a b New York Times December 21, 1969, Margot Roosevelt is Wed in Capital
  9. ^ "Cynthia Edmunds, Ralph Hornblower III". The New York Times. November 7, 2004. Retrieved April 16, 2011. 
  10. ^ a b TIME, "The Future of Life", Margot Roosevelt[dead link]
  11. ^ Time, "margot hornblower"
  12. ^ Time, "margot roosevelt"
  13. ^ National Center for Atmospheric Research, Bios for NCAR Journalism Fellows
  14. ^ Earth Journalism Network, EJN 2010 Climate Media Fellowship for US Journalists
  15. ^ "2011 AMS AWARD RECIPIENTS". American Meteorological Society. Archived from the original on April 14, 2011.