John Heilemann

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John Heilemann
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Heilemann in 2017
Born
John Arthur Heilemann

(1966-01-23) January 23, 1966 (age 56)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materNorthwestern University (BA)
Harvard University (MPP)
OccupationJournalist
Anchor
Notable work
Game 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

John Arthur Heilemann (born January 23, 1966) is an American journalist and national affairs analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.[1] With Mark Halperin, he co-authored Game Change (2010) and Double Down (2013), books about presidential campaigning. Heilemann has formerly been a staff writer for New York, Wired, and The Economist.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Heilemann was born in Los Angeles in 1966[3] and grew up in Canoga Park. His family was originally from Wisconsin. Heilemann earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science from Northwestern University and a Master of Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School.[2]

Career[edit]

He is the author of Pride Before the Fall (2001), a book 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 Game Change (2010) and Double Down (2013), books about Presidential campaigns. He and Halperin co-hosted With All Due Respect (2014–2017), a political analysis show on Bloomberg Television and MSNBC. Heilemann also produced and co-starred (with 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 produces and co-stars in episodes of The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth, with Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon, airing from 2016-22. Heilemann is also an occasional guest on The Tony Kornheiser Show and MSNBC’s Deadline: White House and Morning Joe.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Heilemann is married to Diana Rhoten and lives in Manhattan.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Heilemann, John (2001-01-09). Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era. Collins Business. ISBN 0-06-662117-8.
  • Heilemann, John; Halperin, Mark (January 2010). Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime. Harper. ISBN 978-0-06-173363-5.
  • Heilemann, John; Halperin, Mark (October 2011). Race of a Lifetime: How Obama Won the White House Kindle Edition. Penguin Books. ISBN 978-0141961347.
  • Heilemann, John; Halperin, Mark (November 2013). Double Down: Game Change 2012. Penguin Press. ISBN 978-1594204401.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tuesday's Juice". Politico. May 30, 2017. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "John Heilemann". Washington Speakers Bureau. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  3. ^ "FamilySearch Results". FamilySearch.
  4. ^ "Thanks for the chicken feet and gall bladders". The Tony Kornheiser Show. June 8, 2017. Retrieved November 27, 2018.
  5. ^ "Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With John Heilemann". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-02-16.

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