Tina Brown is an award-winning journalist, editor, and author born in Maidenhead, United Kingdom on November 21, 1953. Between 1979 and 2001 she was editor-in-chief of Tatler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and Talk. For her services to journalism, she was awarded the honor of Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000. She was inducted into the Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame in 2007. In 2008, Brown launched and edited the digital news site The Daily Beast which won the news website of the year award in 2012 and 2013. She founded Women in the World in 2009 as a live journalism platform for female leaders, CEO’s, celebrities, and global activists and hosted ten sold-out summits at New York’s Lincoln Center from 2010 to 2020. Brown is the author The Diana Chronicles (2007), The Vanity Fair Diaries (2017), The Palace Papers: Inside the House of Windsor - the Truth and the Turmoil (2022). In 2021, she was honored as a Library Lion by the New York Public Library.
"A great editor has to have a real curiosity that's piqued by that story that's buried in there."