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James Wolcott Bio, Age, Wife, Eye color, Early life, and Career.

James Wolcott Biography

James Wolcott is an American journalist, best known for his critique of contemporary media. He is the cultural critic for Vanity Fair and contributes to The New Yorker magazine. He had his own blog on Vanity Fair magazine’s main site which was awarded a Webby Award in 2007.

James Wolcott Age

He was born on December 10, 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. He is 66 years.

James Wolcott Wife

He is married to Laura Jacobs. Laura is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, where she reviews museum exhibitions on fashion.

James Wolcott Eye color

Hazel.

James Wolcott Early life and education

He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in a suburban setting. For two years he attended Maryland’s Frostburg State College. He moved to New York City, to work at The Village Voice, first in the circulation department answering phone complaints, then as a receptionist.

His nationality is American and he is of North American ethnicity.

James Wolcott Career

James began his career working at the weekly paper The Village Voice, first in the circulation department answering phone complaints. He shortly began working as a receptionist. After that, he began working as a columnist on media and pop culture for Esquire publication,  Harper’s MagazineThe New YorkerThe New York Review of Books, and New York Magazine.

He was lured to Vanity Fair by the late Leo Lerman, then the magazine’s editor. His novel, The Catsitters, published in 2001. He published Attack Poodles and Other Media Mutants, a critique of right-wing media in the United States in 2004. He recently contributed the foreword to Geoffrey Beene’s forthcoming book, Identity.

His memoir “Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in Seventies New York” was published in October 2011.

Political donations

In 2015 and 2016, he made 14 donations to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. He also donated $200 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. No contributions to Republican or other political parties were reported.

He advocated for the overthrow of the Trump administration by American intelligence agencies in 2017.

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Rumors and controversies

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life. It seems he is doing the best job without harming others and has been a straight person in his life, for which he has not been in any controversy yet.

Awards and honors

He won the “PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay” for Critical Mass in 2014. His salary and net worth are undisclosed.

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