John Heilemann

John Heilemann

John Heilemann, managing editor of BLOOMBERG POLITICS and host of Bloomberg TV's WITH ALL DUE RESPECT, has covered politics, business, and their intersection for twenty-five years in America and abroad. Heilemann is the co-author of the runaway international bestsellers GAME CHANGE and DOUBLE DOWN (on the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, respectively). He is a regular contributor to MSNBC's MORNING JOE and a frequent guest on CHARLIE ROSE and CBS THIS MORNING.
 

Heilemann joined Bloomberg in May 2014 to help lead the company's political and policy coverage across all platforms -- notably with the launch of BloombergPolitics.com and WITH ALL DUE RESPECT, a daily news analysis program he co-anchors with Mark Halperin. Prior to Bloomberg, Heilemann was for nine years the national affairs editor for NEW YORK MAGAZINE and NYMag.com. At NEW YORK, he wrote the POWER GRID column in print and the IMPOLITIC column online, as well as longer features in the magazine. Before that, Heilemann was a staff writer for THE NEW YORKER, WIRED, and THE ECONOMIST. His first book, PRIDE BEFORE THE FALL, about Bill Gates and the Microsoft antitrust trial, was named by BUSINESSWEEK as one of the best books of 2001. His writing has also appeared in VANITY FAIR, GQ, TIME, OUTSIDE, THE NEW REPUBLIC, and WASHINGTON MONTHLY and has been anthologized in THE BEST AMERICAN POLITICAL WRITING and THE BEST AMERICAN CRIME WRITING.
 

With GAME CHANGE, Heilemann and Halperin published what was widely hailed as the definitive account of the historic 2008 election. The book was a NEW YORK TIMES No. 1 bestseller and has been reprinted in eight languages. A movie based on GAME CHANGE premiered on HBO in 2012 and went on to win five Emmy® Awards, three Golden Globes®, and a Peabody Award. In DOUBLE DOWN, Heilemann and Halperin told the inside story of Barack Obama's reelection over Mitt Romney; that book, too, was a NEW YORK TIMES bestseller to which HBO acquired the film rights.
 

Formerly a political analyst for MSNBC, Heilemann currently appears on FACE THE NATION, THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, and REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER. He was the host of DOWNLOAD, a four-part documentary on the rise of the World Wide Web that aired on Discovery Channel in 2008.


A graduate of Northwestern University and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, Heilemann was born in Los Angeles and lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Diana Rhoten.

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