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Harold Evans

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Sir Harold Evans
Evans in 2009
Harold Matthew Evans

(1928-06-28)28 June 1928
Patricroft, England
DiedSeptember 23, 2020(2020-09-23) (aged 92)
NationalityBritish and American
Alma materUniversity College, Durham
OccupationJournalist, editor in chief
Notable credit(s)
The Sunday Times
The Week Magazine
The Guardian
BBC Radio 4
  • Enid Parker
    (m. 1953; div. 1978)
  • Tina Brown (m. 1981)

Sir Harold Matthew Evans (28 June 1928 – 23 September 2020) was a British-American journalist and writer. He was editor of The Sunday Times from 1967 to 1981.

He also worked for U.S. News & World Report, The Atlantic Monthly, and the New York Daily News. In 1986, he founded Condé Nast Traveler.

Evans was honored as a Knight Bachelor in 2004.

On 13 June 2011, Evans was appointed editor-at-large of the Reuters news agency.[3] From 2013 until 2019, he was chairman of the European Press Prize jury panel.

Evans died in New York City on 23 September 2020 from heart failure, aged 92.[4]


  1. Emma Youle (14 June 2013), "Obituary: Distinguished Highgate teacher and magistrate Enid Evans dies after a long illness", Ham & High.
  2. Robert Chalmers (12 June 2010), "Harold Evans: 'All I tried to do was shed a little light'", The Independent.
  3. "Sir Harold Evans Appointed Reuters Editor-at-Large". Reuters. 13 June 2011. Archived from the original on 22 January 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  4. Trailblazing journalist Harold Evans passes away

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