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Steven V. Reddicliffe

Steven V. Reddicliffe (BSJ75) is a member of the inaugural class of the Medill Hall of Achievement of 1997.

Reddicliffe is currently the deputy travel editor of The New York Times.

Previously he was the paper’s online sports editor, with emphasis on blogs devoted to the London Olympics in 2012 (including the London Live live blog and more than 20 other live blogs of events), the NFL, NBA, college sports, tennis, baseball, and the New York City Marathon. Previous positions included media desk editor and television editor. He created the annual Fall TV Preview section for Arts & Leisure and launched a popular Media Decoder blog for The Times. His coverage has included the NFL lockout in 2011, Conan O’Brien’s departure from NBC, Dan Rather’s departure from CBS, and media coverage of the 2008 presidential campaign. Formerly, he was the television editor for The New York Times, responsible for coverage of the medium in the daily Arts, Business Day and National sections of the newspaper.

From 1995 to 2002, he was editor in chief of TV Guide, then America's largest weekly publication with a circulation of 13 million and a readership of 41 million.

Before that, Reddicliffe served as editor in chief of Parenting magazine. From 1989-1992 he was a founding senior editor, then a general editor at Entertainment Weekly.