Katrina vanden Heuvel


Katrina VandeN Heuvel

Editor, publisher, partial owner of The Nation

Katrina vanden Heuvel is the editor, publisher, and partial owner of the magazine The Nation. She has been the magazine’s editor since 1995. She is a frequent guest on numerous television programs and is a self-described liberal and progressive. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

In 1989, vanden Heuvel was promoted to The Nation’s editor-at-large position, responsible for its coverage of the USSR. In 1990, she co-founded Vy i My (“You and We”), a quarterly feminist journal linking American and Russian women. In 1995, vanden Heuvel was made editor of The Nation. Vanden Heuvel’s blog at The Nation is called “Editor’s Cut.” She also writes a column for the Washington Post op-ed page. She is the co-editor of Taking Back America—And Taking Down The Radical Right and editor of The Dictionary of Republicanisms. She is also co-editor (with Stephen F. Cohen) of Voices of Glasnost: Interviews with Gorbachev’s Reformers and editor of The Nation: 1865-1990, and the collection A Just Response: The Nation on Terrorism, Democracy and September 11, 2001.

She is a frequent commentator on American and international politics on ABC’s This Week, and also on MSNBC, CNN, and PBS. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe.

Katrina vanden Heuvel was hosted by The Common Good in 2010: Election Insurrection: The Mid-Term Elections 2010.

Twitter: @KatrinaNation