Harold Evans Bio, Age, Family, Wife and Marriages, Children, Death, and Net Worth

Harold Evans Biography

Harold Evans was until his death, the founder of Conde Nast Traveler, further, he wears many other hats. He was a newspaper editor, historian and author reporter, columnist, broadcaster, author, and former publishing executive. Evans was also a renowned anchor and historian well known for his work with the New York Daily News. He also worked with the Atlantic Monthly, The Week, The Guardian, Reuters, and US News. Further, he worked for World Report and was well known for his acclaimed, full-length nonfiction work The American Century.

Harold Evans Age

Evans was born in 1928 in Eccles, United Kingdom. He died at the age of 92 in New York, United States.

Harold Evans Family

Evans was born to Welsh parents in Patricroft, Eccles, United Kingdom, and later in the mid-1980s, he moved to the United States of America where he taught at Duke University. Evans holds British and American nationality.

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Harold Evans Wife / Marriages

The renowned journalist has been in two marriages. He first married Enid Parker in 1953 who was his fellow Durham graduate. Unfortunately, the marriage did not work out and got divorced in 1978. On 20 August 1981, he married Tina Brown who is the Editor-in-Chief of both Newsweek and The Daily Beast, a media maven. Their wedding was at  Grey Gardens in East Hampton, New York. Evans had five children, two born of Tina, Isabel Evans, and George Evans.

Harold Evans Home | Residence

Evans resided in England with his family till his demise in 2020.

Harold Evans Career

 After high school, Harold joined Durham University where he graduated with a degree. Evans began his career at the age of 16 years as a reporter for a weekly newspaper in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. After completing his national service in the Royal Air Force, he started editing “Palatinate” a university newspaper. Evans became an assistant editor of the Manchester Evening News and won a Harkness Fellowship from 1956 to 1957 for travel and study in the United States. Evans gained a reputation on his return from the United States when he was appointed the editor of the regional daily The Northern Echo.

The renowned anchor and historian are also known for his work with the New York Daily News, the Atlantic Monthly, The Week, The Guardian, Reuters, and US News and World Report, as well as for his acclaimed, full-length nonfiction work The American Century. He has worked with BBC Radio 4; A Point of View, a Love letter to America, BBC audio interview and They Made America.

Harold Evans Death

Evans died in New York City on 23 September 2020 at the age of 92. His death was reported by his family and the cause of death was given as congestive heart failure.

Harold Evans Discography | Books

  • Editing and Design.
  • Essential English for Journalists, Editors and Writers.
  • Newspaper Design.
  • Editing and Design.
  • Handling Newspaper Text.
  • News Headlines.
  • Front Page History: Events of Our Century That Shook the World.
  • Good Times, Bad Times.
  • Editing and Design: Book 2: Handling Newspaper Text.
  • Assignments: The Press Photographers’ Association Yearbook (Assignments) (1988) by Harold Evans (commentary), Anna Tait (editor).
  • Makers of Photographic History.
  • Eyewitness 2: 3 Decades Through World Press Photos.
  • Pictures on a Page: Photo-Journalism, Graphics, and Picture Editing.
  • The American Century.
  • War of Words: Memoirs of a South African Journalist.
  • Shots in the Dark: True Crime Pictures.
  • The Best American Magazine Writing 2001 (2001) Harold Evans (editor).
  • The BBC Reports: On America, Its Allies and Enemies, and the Counterattack on Terrorism.
  • Best American Magazine Writing 2002.
  • War Stories: Reporting in the Time of Conflict from the Crimea to Iraq.
  • We the People.
  • My Paper Chase: True Stories of Vanished Times.
  • Do I Make Myself Clear?

Harold Evans Awards

  • Named one of International Press Institute’s 50 World Press Freedom Heroes of the past fifty years- 2000
  • Appointed Knight Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II for services to journalism- 2004
  • Recipient of Kraszna-Krausz Foundation’s Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Award- 2015

Harold Evans Net Worth

Evans had an estimated net worth of $ 4 million which he garnered from his job at Conde Nast Traveler and other jobs.

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