James F. Hoge Jr.

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Magazine Editor (1935)
Thu Oct 24 2019
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American magazine editor James F. Hoge Jr. is one of the renowned names in the field of journalism. He is active in this fraternity since 1958, and in his six decades-long careers, he worked with many popular channels and newspapers. Currently, he is working as the senior advisor for the global executive advisory firm, Teneo.

The Yale University graduate was born as James Fulton Hoge Jr. on Christmas Day on 25th December 1935, in New York City, New York. Moreover, he holds an American nationality and hails from white ethnicity/race. Find out more details about Hoge's personal life in the followings sections.

James' Current Relationship with Cynthia McFadden

Magazine editor, Hoge is in a blissful relationship with an American TV journalist, Cynthia McFadden since 1998. The couple is together for 21 years now, and with each passing day, their bonding is just getting better and stronger.

James Hoge with his partner, Cynthia McFadden
Photo: James Hoge and his longtime partner, Cynthia McFadden, in New York City, New York, on 6th March 2005. 
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The couple, however, isn't married yet, but their fans are curious to see the duo as married pair. It seems like; the love birds are happy with their current relationship status and no hurry to turned into a marital affair. 

Parents to a Son

James Hoge and his longtime partner are the proud parents of a son. First and foremost, they proclaimed that they're expecting a child since the year they began dating. Later, they shared an adorable baby boy, Spencer Graham McFadden Hoge (born on July 1998).

James Hoge' partner, Cynthia McFadden and his son, Spencer Hoge
Picture: James Hoge's beloved, Cynthia McFadden and his son, Spencer Hoge at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, New York on 16th March 2002. 
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The sweethearts were also seen together with their son attending Super Bowl Party at the Oak Room on 1st February 2009 in New York City, New York. They also appeared at the premiere of The Young Black Stallion at Loews Imax Theatre on 12th July 2003.

Hoge's Former Marriage with Alice Albright

The Chicago Sun-Times longtime employee, Hoge, was married to his first wife, Alice Albright at a private ceremony. His wife is an American screenwriter who wrote the film, Silkwood (1983) with Nora Ephron.

Additionally, the couple shares three children. The couple, however, after staying married for more than a decade, decided to split apart. Later, they filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences which finalized on 1971

Fortune - $10 Million

Foreign Affairs editor James Hoge maintains a net worth of $10 million as of 2019. The main source of his income is from his career in television and Newspaper as an editor and financial expertise. According to Pay Scale, an experienced makes $51,549 as an annual salary in the United States.

Hoge worked as an editor in the daily Newspaper, Chicago Sun-Times, where he gained much appreciation from his publications and articles that he edited. After James left his position, Chris Fusco is currently for the Newspaper as an editor.

Bought a Luxurious House

James Hoge and his partner, McFadden, purchased accommodation in Upper East Side located near New York City, New York, for $5 Million in 2013. They further sold their home at $6 Million.

Picture of James Hoge's house
Picture: James Hoge and his wife, Cynthia McFadden's house is listed their house on sales. 
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Their former house was built in 1899, that features four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms on 4,240 square feet. It also consists of a large dining room with a casual entertainment room, a kitchen with furnished ceilings, and many more.

Charitable Works

The 83-year-old, Hoge is actively serving in various charitable programs as well as in numerous foundations as an endeavor. He considers donating 10% of his income to charity funds so that every living can live a better life.

James is also working prosperously as the vice-chairperson of the International Center for Journalists. He is also the co-founder of Human Rights Watch and the Foundation for a Civil Society. He previously served as the chairman of the Pulitzer Prize.

Published Numerous Books

As an author, James Hoge wrote his first book, The Clash of Civilizations?: The Debate in 1996. The book is about the great divisions among humankind, and the dominating source of international conflict will be cultural. The price of his book is $989.90, including 15 used ($2.88) and two new from ($925.89).

James Hoge's book is The Clash of Civilizations?: The Debate by Foreign Affairs (1996-01-03)
Frame: James Hoge's first book, The Clash of Civilizations?: The Debate by Foreign Affairs (1996-01-03). 
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Hoge co-wrote a book, How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War with Gideon Rose on November 2001. This book shows the story of the 11th September 2001 terrorist attack, which made everyone question "How did this happen?". It costs $14.98 including 54 used ($0.08), 20 new ($2.97), and collectible ($5.95).

The cover of Understanding the War on Terror
Cover: James Hoge's book Understanding the War on Terror. 
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James wrote and published a book, Understanding the War on Terror in 2005, which is about the United States awoke to find itself after the devastating terrorists attack. This book costs $33.98, including three new ($8.01) and 22 used ($2.17).

Professional Life as an Editor

James Hoge started his career as an editor for the Chicago Sun-Times upon graduation from Yale University in 1958. She later served as an editor in chief of the Sun-Time's sister, publication, the Chicago Daily News in 1976.

Hoge appointed as the president and publisher of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 1980. He further followed fellowships at the Harvard Institute of Politics in 1991.

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James also enrolled in the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center at the Columbia University Graduate of School of Journalism in 1992. His other notable works are The New Republic, Nieman Reports, and many more.

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