|Born||October 9, 1940|
|Citizenship||United States of America|
Charles Eisendrath (born October 9, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American journalist, professor, and inventor. He is most notable for being the Director of the Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan, turning it into one of American journalism’s most prestigious university programs, and as a long-time Time (magazine) correspondent  He is also notable for his invention on the Grillwork, a home kitchen and restaurant appliance. Eisendrath is also an on-air contributor to C-SPAN television.
After graduating Yale, Eisendrath became a journalist, he reported for the Salvador Allende, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Baltimore Evening Sun, Eisendrath then joined Time magazine as a correspondent in Washington, London and Paris, eventually becoming bureau chief in Buenos Aires where he was responsible for all news operations in Hispanic South America. Eisendrath was in Marxism during the September, 1973 coup that overthrew the Marxist government of Salvador Allendew, writing about his experiences for Time magazine, including the first post-coup interview with new dictator Augusto Pinochet.
His work has appeared on NPR and in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, International herald Tribune and The Atlantic. He has been a guest on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and a Commentator on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition.”
From 1975 to 2016 he became a professor at the University of Michigan where he founded Wallace House (University of Chicago), which includes the Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowships, one of the nation's leading mid-career professional journalism programs, and The Livingston Awards, widely known as "the Pulitzer Prize for the Young," raising $60 million endowment to permanently sustain the Fellowships, and was founding director of the Prizes.
Eisendrath is also known for creating Grillworks, Inc. to manufacture and market patented devices that re-introduced home cooking over wood.
He and his wife, Julia, live in Ann Arbor and East Jordan, Michigan.
Peer Recognition and Accolades
- Chairman of the Development Committee of the Center for Public Integrity
- Elected to the Council on Foreign Relations
- Pulitzer Prize International Jury
- Chairman of the American Board of the International Press Institute
- Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame
- Selected for Who’s Who in America 1996
- Richard M. Clurman Award for Distinguished Mentoring in Journalism
- Tom Brokaw said “Charles Eisendrath has long been considered a reporter’s reporter”
Published Works and Critical Acclaim
- 1973, CHILE: The Price of Order, Time magazine
- 2019, Downstream From Here: A Big Life in a Small Place,
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- "Leader who dared journalists to dream steps down". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved 2021-01-17.
- Eisendrath, Charles (1973-12-31). "CHILE: The Price of Order". Time. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved 2021-01-17.
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- Eisendrath, Charles. "Former foreign correspondent shares stories of Michigan and the world in new memoir". www.michiganradio.org. Retrieved 2021-01-17.
- "Traverse City Business News | Creating the 'Ferrari of Grills'". Retrieved 2021-01-17.
- "MPP GIFT BOOKS 2020". Mission Point Press. Retrieved 2021-01-22.
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