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David Von Drehle

Columnist for The Washington Post

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 David Von Drehle Biography

David Von Drehle is a columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes about national affairs and politics.

Von Drehle started his career in journalism at 17 years old, working with The Denver Post as a sports writer from 1978 to 1983, where he was the youngest sports writer that the paper has had. From there, he moved on to the Miami Herald in 1985 and stayed on with the paper until 1991 as a staff writer. While writing for the Miami Herald, Von Drehle was awarded a Livingston Award, an American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award for excellence in Media and the Arts, and an American Society of News Editors Distinguished Writing Award.

In 1991 Von Drehle became the New York bureau chief for The Washington Post. A year later, he was sent to New Hampshire to cover the 1992 presidential primary, thus beginning his career as a political writer. He went on to be the editor of the Arts section, and the Assistant Managing Editor in charge of the Style section. Von Drehle left The Washington Post in 2006 to become Editor-at-Large for Time. He rejoined The Post in 2017 after a decade at Time magazine, where he wrote more than 60 cover stories.

He is also the author of a number of books, including the award-winning bestseller “Triangle: The Fire That Changed America,” and a recurring contributor to NPR's "Morning Edition."

He earned his B.A. in 1983 from the University of Denver, where he was also a Boettcher Foundation Scholar and editor of the Denver Clarion, the student newspaper. In 1985 Von Drehle graduated from Oxford University with a Masters in Literature as a Marshall Scholar.

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Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

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  • David Von Drehle returns to The Washington Post as an opinion ...

    “Anyone who has read anything by David Von Drehle immediately notices the byline. He's an iconoclastic thinker and gifted writer who combines a heartland sensibility with a deep intellectual bent,” said Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor for The Post. “David has an unerring instinct for the perfect but unexpected word, ...

  • David Von Drehle - The Washington Post

    David Von Drehle writes a twice-weekly column for The Post. He was previously an editor-at-large for Time Magazine, and is the author of four books, including " Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year" and " Triangle: The Fire That Changed America."

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David Von Drehle

Columnist for The Washington Post

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David Von Drehle Biography

David Von Drehle is a columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes about national affairs and politics.

Von Drehle started his career in journalism at 17 years old, working with The Denver Post as a sports writer from 1978 to 1983, where he was the youngest sports writer that the paper has had. From there, he moved on to the Miami Herald in 1985 and stayed on with the paper until 1991 as a staff writer. While writing for the Miami Herald, Von Drehle was awarded a Livingston Award, an American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award for excellence in Media and the Arts, and an American Society of News Editors Distinguished Writing Award.

In 1991 Von Drehle became the New York bureau chief for The Washington Post. A year later, he was sent to New Hampshire to cover the 1992 presidential primary, thus beginning his career as a political writer. He went on to be the editor of the Arts section, and the Assistant Managing Editor in charge of the Style section. Von Drehle left The Washington Post in 2006 to become Editor-at-Large for Time. He rejoined The Post in 2017 after a decade at Time magazine, where he wrote more than 60 cover stories.

He is also the author of a number of books, including the award-winning bestseller “Triangle: The Fire That Changed America,” and a recurring contributor to NPR's "Morning Edition."

He earned his B.A. in 1983 from the University of Denver, where he was also a Boettcher Foundation Scholar and editor of the Denver Clarion, the student newspaper. In 1985 Von Drehle graduated from Oxford University with a Masters in Literature as a Marshall Scholar.

David Von Drehle Videos

  • Nancy Gibbs in conversation with David Von Drehle
    “It’s always been in the interests of people who disagree with a story to suggest something in it is inaccurate, but up until now we didn’t...
  • Keynote Speaker, David Von Drehle
    David Von Drehle is an editor-at-large for TIME magazine, where he has written more than 50 cover stories over the past nine years on topics ranging...
  • Abraham Lincoln: David Von Drehle - March 13, 2013
    As 1862 began the U.S. government was overwhelmed, the Treasury was broke, and the Confederacy was winning on the battlefield. A year later, under...

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  • How to book David Von Drehle?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like David Von Drehle for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for David Von Drehle, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for David Von Drehle or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book David Von Drehle?

    Booking fees for David Von Drehle, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire David Von Drehle, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for David Von Drehle?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like David Von Drehle for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book David Von Drehle for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent David Von Drehle or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for David Von Drehle or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

David Von Drehle is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book David Von Drehle for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. David Von Drehle generally travels from Kansas City, MO, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bob Woodward, Gloria Borger, Angela Rye, Juan Williams and Eleanor Clift. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling David Von Drehle for an upcoming event.

David Von Drehle Speaker Videos

  • Nancy Gibbs in conversation with David Von Drehle
    “It’s always been in the interests of people who disagree with a story to suggest something in it is inaccurate, but up until now we didn’t call a mistake fake news,” Nancy Gibbs said....
    Keynote Speaker, David Von Drehle
    David Von Drehle is an editor-at-large for TIME magazine, where he has written more than 50 cover stories over the past nine years on topics ranging from the Supreme Court to international terrorism....
  • Abraham Lincoln: David Von Drehle - March 13, 2013
    As 1862 began the U.S. government was overwhelmed, the Treasury was broke, and the Confederacy was winning on the battlefield. A year later, under the leadership of an unschooled country lawyer, the...

David Von Drehle News

  • David Von Drehle returns to The Washington Post as an opinion ...

    “Anyone who has read anything by David Von Drehle immediately notices the byline. He's an iconoclastic thinker and gifted writer who combines a heartland sensibility with a deep intellectual bent,” said Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor for The Post. “David has an unerring instinct for the perfect but unexpected word, ...

  • David Von Drehle - The Washington Post

    David Von Drehle writes a twice-weekly column for The Post. He was previously an editor-at-large for Time Magazine, and is the author of four books, including " Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year" and " Triangle: The Fire That Changed America."

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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