About

Tim Teeman is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster.

He is a Senior Editor and Writer at The Daily Beast overseeing a team of writers covering a diverse range of subjects.

As well as editing, feature writing and interviewing, Tim is also the Daily Beast’s theater critic.

Previously, for fourteen years, he worked as an editor, feature writer and interviewer for The Times of London as their Arts and Entertainment Editor and then New York City-based US Correspondent. He covered stories such as Hurricane Sandy and profiled many celebrities and public figures including Woody Allen, George Clooney and Liza Minnelli.

Tim began his career as editor of Britain’s Pink Paper. He has also contributed to media including The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Elle, The New Statesman, The Huffington PostThe Guardian, The Independent, Independent on Sunday, Attitude, and Time Out.

Tim has appeared on MSNBC, US Public Radio, BBC TV and Radio, Sirius Radio, Channel 4 and Sky as a commentator on news events and popular culture.

His first book, In Bed With Gore Vidal: Hustlers, Hollywood and the Private World of an American Master, was published in November 2013 to wide critical acclaim and was nominated for a 2014 Lambda Literary Award.

He lives in New York City.

 

Awards and recognition

In August 2017, Tim was an award winner at the Association of LGBTQ Journalists Excellence in Journalism Awards:

  • Excellence in Profile Writing – Winner
    ‘Lou Gehrig’s Disease? I Don’t Even Like Baseball.’ Comic Bob Smith on Living With ALS’
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In May 2017, Tim was an award winner at the New York Press Club Journalism Awards:

  • Online: Entertainment News – Winner
    ‘Rose Styron: The Truth About Life With Her Husband, Literary Legend William Styron’
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In December 2016, Tim was a two-time award winner at the Los Angeles Press Club Arts & Entertainment Awards:

  • Online: Industry/Arts Soft News – Winner
    ‘Rose Styron: The Truth About Life With Her Husband, Literary Legend William Styron’
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  • Online: Arts & Entertainment Feature – Winner
    ‘Inside Gore Vidal’s Cliffside Palace of Sex, Scandal, and Celebrity’
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In August 2016, Tim was a two-time honoree at the Association of LGBTQ Journalists Excellence in Journalism Awards:

  • Journalist of the Year – Runner up
  • Interviewer of the Year – Runner up
    ‘Jane Clementi: I Almost Killed Myself After Tyler’s Suicide–This Is How I Survived’
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Homepage picture of Tim Teeman by Juan Bastos.

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