Chris Boskin

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Chris Boskin, "Chair of the Board for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is a highly respected veteran of magazine publishing, with a career that has included publishing and marketing positions with Worth Media, the New Yorker magazine, Hearst Corporation, East West Network, and Knapp Communications. She is currently a consultant to several media companies.

"In 1992, Ms. Boskin joined Worth Magazine as publisher and helped develop and launch other Worth Media titles including: Equity, Civilization, and American Benefactor.

"Credited for her work in launching Countryside, Ms. Boskin served as advertising director and publisher for Countryside prior to joining Town & Country in 1991. From 1988 to 1990, she was San Francisco, Pacific Northwest, and Asia Manager for Hearst Magazines, responsible for Esquire, Harpers Bazaar, House Beautiful, and Connoisseur. From 1977 to 1987, Ms. Boskin was the Pacific and Asia Manager for the New Yorker magazine. In 1975, she joined East West Network as San Francisco Manager. She joined Knapp Communications in 1972 as San Francisco Manager for Architectural Digest, and later helped develop and launch Bon Appetit. Advertising Age listed Ms. Boskin as one of the "100 Most Outstanding Media People" in 1987.

"Ms. Boskin's board and advisory affiliations include Board of Directors, KQED (PBS); Board of Directors, College Track; Board of Directors, Educate Girls Globally Foundation; Board of Directors, Sun Valley Adaptive Sports; Advisory Board, Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

"A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Ms. Boskin holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Art History and English and also studied at the Academia in Florence, Italy. She resides in California with her husband Michael, the T.M. Friedman Professor of Economics and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow at Stanford University and former Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers during the Administration of President George H.W. Bush." [1]

She is married to Michael Boskin.

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  1. Chris Boskin, CPB, accessed December 1, 2007.