Andrew Ferguson

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Andrew Ferguson
Born (1956-06-28) June 28, 1956 (age 62)
Nationality American

Andrew Ferguson (born June 28, 1956) is an American journalist and author.[1]


He is senior editor of The Weekly Standard and a columnist for Bloomberg News[2] based in Washington, D.C..[3]

Before joining the Standard at its founding in 1995, he was senior editor at the Washingtonian magazine. He has been a columnist for Fortune, TV Guide, and Forbes FYI, and a contributing editor to Time magazine. He has also written for The New Yorker, New York, The New Republic, the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and other publications.[4]

In 1992, he was a White House speechwriter for President George H. W. Bush.[5]

A collection of his essays, Fools' Names, Fools' Faces, was published by Atlantic Monthly Press in 1996, and Land of Lincoln was published released by Grove/Atlantic in 2007. His work has appeared in several anthologies.[4]



  1. ^ "Andrew Ferguson on journalism, politics, and culture". 
  2. ^ Andrew Ferguson, "Five Best" Laughter That Lasts: Some humor doesn't age well, but these American classics remain funny beyond compare Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine., 2006-12-02, accessed 2006-12-03
  3. ^ "Andrew Ferguson – Columnist for Bloomberg News Press Releases Archived September 28, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.", Bachelor Media, accessed December 3, 2006
  4. ^ a b "Andrew Ferguson," at the, accessed 2006-12-03
  5. ^ Andrew Ferguson, "Virginia's Jim Webb Joins Strange Bedfellows," Bloomberg News, 2006-11-14, accessed 2006-12-03

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