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Barbara Amiel

Barbara AmielAKA Barbara Joan Estelle Amiel

Born: 4-Dec-1940
Birthplace: Watford, England

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Director of The Spectator

Director of UK paper The Spectator, born near London but grew up in Canada. First female editor of the Toronto Sun.

Father: Harold (d. 1956, suicide)
Sister: Ruth
Boyfriend: George Bloomfield (film director, five year relationship in 1960's)
Husband: Gary Smith (m. circa 1959)
Husband: George Jonas (author, m. 1974, div. 1979)
Husband: David Graham (Canadian cable businessman, m. 1984, div. 1988)
Husband: Conrad Black (b. 1944, m. Jul-1992)
Boyfriend: Lord Weidenfeld

    University: University of Toronto

    Hollinger International VP Editorial (1995-2004)
    The London Daily Telegraph Columnist (1994-)
    The Sunday Times of London Senior Political Columnist (1986-94)
    The London Times Columnist
    The Toronto Sun Editor (1983-85)
    Maclean's Columnist (1977-)
    Member of the Board of Hollinger International (1996-2004)
    The Jerusalem Post Board of Directors
    Everglades Club
    Fraser Institute Board of Trustees (former)
    Edgar Allan Poe Award
    Jewish Ancestry

Author of books:
By Persons Unknown: The Strange Death of Christine Demeter (1977, true crime)
Confessions (1979, memoir)
Celebrate Our City: Toronto 150th Anniversary (1983, photography)

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