|Born||July 12, 1968|
Monroe, Michigan, U.S.
James "Jim" Poniewozik (//; born July 12, 1968) is an American journalist and television critic. He is the chief TV critic for The New York Times. He previously wrote Time's Tuned In column for 16 years.
Originally from Monroe, Michigan, his father was Catholic, and of Polish descent. His mother was Jewish from a Sephardi background from Morocco. Poniewozik attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, graduating with a BA in English (1986–1990). He subsequently attended but did not complete the graduate program in fiction writing at New York University.
Poniewozik was Time's television critic from 1999 to 2015. In 2005 he started Time's first blog, Tuned In, a column critiquing television and related media. His work at time has been called "one of the most prominent voices analyzing the modern TV revolution today." In August 2015, it was announced that he would join The New York Times' culture desk as chief television critic.
- "James Poniewozik Joins The New York Times As Chief TV Critic". The New York Times. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
- "James Poniewozik Author Page". Time. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
- Poniewozik, James (2019-09-10). Audience of One: Donald Trump, television, and the politics of illusion. [S.l.]: Liveright Publishing Co. ISBN 978-1631494420. OCLC 1084328508.
- "James Poniewozik on [Audience of One] | C-SPAN.org". www.c-span.org. Retrieved 2019-09-05.
- "Robo-James' Time Machine: How TV Taught Me to Be Jewish". Time. August 31, 2009.