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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 Double Down and Game Change, books about presidential campaigning. Heilemann has formerly been a staff writer for New York, Wired, and The Economist.[2]

John Heilemann
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John Heilemann in 2016
Born
John Arthur Heilemann

(1966-01-23) January 23, 1966 (age 53)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityUnited States of America
Alma materNorthwestern University, B.A., Harvard University, M.P.P.
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

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Early lifeEdit

Heilemann was born in Los Angeles in 1966[3] and 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.[2]

CareerEdit

He is the author of a book, Pride Before the Fall, about the Microsoft anti-trust 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 lifeEdit

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

BibliographyEdit

  • 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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ Kornheiser, Tony (September 28, 2016). "Mr. Tony welcomes @jheil to the show today—look for it at 11am EST!". Twitter. Retrieved November 27, 2018.

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