Here's your chance to tour the Vanity Fair offices in NYC with David Friend, Editor of Creative Development, and enjoy lunch with him in the Gehry-designed Conde Nast restaurant.
David Friend joined Vanity Fair as editor of creative development in 1998, after serving as Life magazine’s director of photography. Friend is the author of Watching the World Change: The Stories Behind the Images of 9/11 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006). He has won Emmy and Peabody awards as an executive producer of 9/11, a CBS documentary that aired in 140 countries. Friend has covered conflicts in Afghanistan, in Lebanon, and throughout the Middle East.
He has organized numerous photography exhibitions, including “Vanity Fair Portraits, 1913–2008,” which he co-curated with Terence Pepper, of the National Potrait Gallery, London. Along with Graydon Carter, Friend edited Vanity Fair’s Hollywood (Viking Studio, 2000), as well as Oscar Night (Knopf, 2004). He also edited The Meaning of Life (Little, Brown, 1991) and More Reflections on the Meaning of Life (Little, Brown, 1992).
Donated By: David Friend