Robin Givhan Biography
Robin Givhan is an American fashion editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. She was a fashion editor for The Washington Post. In 1995, Givhan joined the Post and left in 2010 to become the fashion critic and fashion correspondent for The Daily Beast and Newsweek. In 2014, she returned to the “Post”.
In 2006, Givhan won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, the first time the award was given to a fashion writer. The Pulitzer Committee cited Givhan’s “witty, closely observed essays that transform fashion criticism into cultural criticism. In 2014, Givhanreturned to the “Post” however.
She won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and became the first winner the first time the award was given to a fashion writer in 2006. The Pulitzer Committee cited Robin’s “witty, closely observed essays that transform fashion criticism into cultural criticism.
Givhan worked for the Detroit Free Press for almost seven years before joining San Francisco Chronicle and Vogue magazine. She also appeared as a guest on The Colbert Report. There years later (2009), the journalist moved from New York City to Washington, D.C in January 2006. It was here that her fashion beat was expanded to cover First Lady Michelle Obama.
Robin Givhan Age
Robin Givhan was born in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America on September 11, 1964. She is 57 years old.
Robin Givhan Height
Givhan stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in ( Approx 1.68m) tall.
Robin Givhan Family
Givhan was born to her father and mother on September 11, 1964, in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. She holds American nationality by birth and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. However, she has not shared any information about her parents and siblings.
Robin Givhan Husband
Givhan is currently single.
Robin Givhan Children
Givhan has not shared any detail on whether she has any kids.
Robin Givhan Education
Givhan attended t Renaissance High School and became the valedictorian of the school in 1982. In 1986, she later joined Princeton University and graduated. Givhan went to pursue her master’s degree in journalism at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor from there.
Robin Givhan Salary
Givhan receives an annual salary of $169,213 per year, according to the Washington Post journalist salary.
Robin Givhan Net Worth
Givhan earns an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million US dollars.
Robin Givhan Career
Givhan presently serves as a Washington Post senior critic-at-large. She writes about politics, race, as well as the arts. Givhan worked in a business, cultural institution, and as pure pleasure. Covering the fashion industry before joining the post.
Givhan generated an uproar after penning a Washington Post opinion piece on July 20, 2007. The piece drew attention to an outfit worn by then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during her July 18 speech on the Senate floor. She has made a reputation for being blunt.
Robin Givhan Fashion
She became part of Post in 1995 but left in 2010 to pursue her career as a fashion critic. Givhan went to work as a fashion correspondent for The Daily Beast and Newsweek.
Robin Givhan Awards
- 2006; Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
Robin Givhan Pulitzer
She won the Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for criticism and author of “The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History.” Apart from The Post, Robin has also worked at Newsweek/Daily Beast, the Detroit Free Press, and Vogue magazine. In addition to fashion, the journalist covered Michelle Obama during her most recent tenure at The Post during the first year of the Obama administration.
Robin Givhan Books
- 2015; The Battle of Versailles: The Night American.
- 2010; Michelle: Her First Year As First Lady.
Robin Givhan Articles | Fashion Articles
- Virgil Abloh’s trailblazing success showed the way for black designers.
- Berry Gordy, Kennedy Center honoree, wanted to make the world weep with joy.
- White House decorations bring hope when we need it most.
- The exhausting, soul-sapping meanness of Lauren Boebert.
- Virgil Abloh’s wondrous success.
- A verdict not held hostage to history.