Rachel Maddow

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Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow

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Biography

Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow hosts MSNBC’s primetime hit, the critically acclaimed The Rachel Maddow Show. The show features Maddow’s take on the biggest stories of the day, political and otherwise, including lively debate with guests from all sides of the issues, in-depth analysis and stories no other shows in cable news will cover.

The Rachel Maddow Show debuted in September 2008 and was the most successful show launch in MSNBC history, immediately boosting ratings in its time period. The Rachel Maddow Show was named one of the top shows of the decade by the Washington Post in 2009. Maddow was also named a “Breakout Star of 2008” by the Washington Post. The Los Angeles Times named her to the “Best of Television 2008,” and she was named one of the “Top Ten Political Newcomers of 2008” by Politico.com.

The Rachel Maddow Show has been nominated by the Television Critics Association for “Outstanding Achievement in News and Information” and received a GLAAD award in 2010. Maddow was honored by the Interfaith Alliance with the 2010 Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom award, and her MSNBC documentary The Assassination of Dr. Tiller won a Gracie award in 2011.

Maddow was named an MSNBC political analyst in January of 2008. She first gained national prominence as a host on Air America Radio, where she worked from its inception in 2004. Prior to joining AAR, she worked for WRNX in Holyoke, MA, and WRSI in Northampton, MA.

Maddow received a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Stanford University. She earned her doctorate in political science at Oxford University, which she attended on a Rhodes scholarship. She lives in New York City and Massachusetts with her partner, artist Susan Mikula.

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New York City, NY

Birthday

04/01/1973 - Castro Valley, CA, United States

Age

47

Number of Awards

4

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Designer-Design Team at Graham Holdings Co.

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Education
Dphil in Politics
Class of 2001

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

Bachelor's Degree, Public Policy
Class of 1994

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Attendee

A comprehensive public high school for grades 9 to 12 and is located in the unincorporated suburban community of Castro Valley, California

Career History
Host, the Rachel Maddow Show
2008 - Current

NBCNews.com operates an Internet portal. It offers breaking news, videos, and the latest stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

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2011

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), is an advocacy group dedicated to United States veterans of the War in Iraq and War in Afghanistan. Founded in 2004, IAVA the first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for new veterans. With over 200,000 Member Veterans and supporters nationwide, IAVA's role is to support the 2.4 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), is an advocacy group dedicated to United States veterans of the War in Iraq and War in Afghanistan. Founded in 2004, IAVA the first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for new veterans. With over 200,000 Member Veterans and supporters nationwide, IAVA's role is to support the 2.4 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Awards & Honors
2010
Smith College
Rank #50
2010
Forbes Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Women
2009
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 40 Under 40
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