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John Avlon Biography
John Avlon is an American journalist and political commentator. Currently he is a Senior Political Analyst and fill-anchor at CNN and former editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast from 2013 to 2018. Avlon has also served as a columnist and associate editor for The New York Sun and chief speechwriter for former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
Avlon is also an author of several books, including Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics (2004), which critically appraises both traditional American centrism and the more recent radical centrism. He also wrote Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America (2010). Avlon published Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations in January 2017 , in which he highlights the history and content of President George Washington’s parting treatise to the American people in the context of the contemporary political climate.
John Avlon Age
John was born on January 19, 1973, he is 46 years old as of year 2019.
John Avlon Family
Avlon was born in 1973, he is the son to Dianne Alexander (Phillips) and John Jeffrey Avlon, a lawyer and real estate executive with companies in Charleston, South Carolina and New York City. His grandparents were immigrants and he is of Greek descent.
John Avlon Education
John joined Milton Academy, a coeducational, independent preparatory school in Milton, Massachusetts where he was educated. He is a childhood friend and schoolmate of Matthew Pottinger. He acquired his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia University.
John Avlon Wife |Margaret Hoover John Avlon
In 2009 Avlon married his wife Margaret Hoover, who kept her name. The couple have a son Jack, born in 2013, and a daughter Toula Lou, born in 2015. The New York Times profiled their marriage in 2018 describing it as, “a bit like hanging out with the members of a very good-looking high school debate team warming up for a match…Their telegenic union may be a lesson in overcoming the orthodoxies that divide us.”
John Avlon Net Worth
John’s net worth is estimated to be high accumulated from his high salary for the work as a journalist and columnist. However, the actual figure about his net worth is unknown.
John Avlon Washington’s Farewell|Washington’s Farewell John Avlon
“A vivid portrait…and thoughtful consideration of George Washington’s wisdom that couldn’t be timelier” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). A revealing look at the first President’s Farewell Address, a still-relevant warning against partisan politics and foreign entanglements.
John Avlon Political Affiliation
Avlon became a founding leader of No Labels, a 501(c)(4) citizens movement of Republicans, Democrats and Independents in 2010,whose mission is to address the politics of problem solving. He also belongs to Reshape New York, a group that supports redistricting reform to end partisan gerrymandering by “proposing an independent, impartial and politically balanced citizens redistricting commission to draw fair district boundaries through a process that allows for ample public input.”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Avlon to the New York City Voter Assistance Advisory Committee in 2011. The VAAC advises the New York City Campaign Finance Board on its voter engagement mandates, which includes voter registration and participation outreach activities.
John Avlon The Daily Beast
The Daily Beast was founded by Tina Brown,it has regularly landed scoops on the Trump administration despite having a small staff.
Shachtman said on Thursday memo to staffers that The Beast has hit its stride in recent years by doing what they do best, which is essentially…being themselves. He said Street smart, not fusty. Omnivorous and idiosyncratic in their tastes. Worldly, naughty and always hustling. The kind of outfit that celebrates heroes where they find ’em — Lord knows, they could use a few today — and goes after villains even harder. The kind of journalism that can’t wait to take a side, throw a punch and go out for a drink when the fight’s done.”
It was reported by The Washington Post that Avlon begins his full-time role at CNN on June 26.
Avlon said that he loved leading The Daily Beast newsroom but after his five years its his time for a new challenge. He said that he is looking forward to joining CNN full time and becoming part of such a great independent global news organisation. He continued to say that it is his best time to be a journalist and the work CNN does to put facts first is more important than ever before and he is thrilled to have this opportunity.
Margaret Hoover John Avlon Wedding
Margaret Hoover the journalist, married with the Editor in Chief and director of “The Daily Beast”, John Avlon. They tied the knot on 7th November 2009. The two shared the kiss in front of their friends and family in a grand wedding ceremony.
The couplle also invited the media personalities to their wedding as a special guest. They held their wedding at Stanford Memorial Church in Palo Alto, California. Till today the couple has already celebrated their 8th anniversary.
Since their wedding to this date, the couple is having the best time of their life. There are no bad rumors regarding them. If we go through Margaret’s social media platform we can see the love between this couple.
John Avlon Wingnuts
Extremism in the Age of Obama
by John Avlon
What’s a Wingnut? It’s someone on the far-right wing or far-left wing of the political spectrum. They are the professional partisans and the unhinged activists, the hard-core haters and the paranoid conspiracy theorists. Pumped up by the self-segregated echo chamber of talk radio, cable news and the Internet, Wingnuts see politics as ideological bloodsport, an all-or-nothing struggle for the nation’s soul. They are energized by dividing America into “us against them.” And for those with a vested interest in stirring the crazy-pot, all this is good for business. Hate is a cheap and easy recruiting tool. But it can be murder on a democracy.