Jenkins, Simon

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JENKINS, Simon. British, b. 1943. Genres: Environmental sciences/Ecology, Urban studies, Writing/Journalism. Career: News Ed., Times Educational Supplement, 1966-68; joined Evening Standard, 1968, and Ed., 1976-78; Insight Ed., Sunday Times, 1974-75; Political Ed., The Economist, London, 1979-86; Columnist, Sunday Times, London, 1986-90; Deputy Chairman, Historic Bldgs. and Monuments Commission, 1988-90 (Millennium Commissioner 1994-); Editor, The Times, 1990-92; Columnist, The Times, and Evening Standard, 1992-. Publications: City at Risk, 1971; Landlord to London, 1974; (ed.) Insight on Portugal, 1975; Newspapers: The Power and the Money, 1979; Companion Guide to Outer London, 1981; The Battle for the Falklands, 1983; Images of Hampstead, 1983; With Respect, Ambassador, 1985; The Market for Glory, 1986; The Times Guide to English Style and Usage, 1992; The Selling of Mary Davies, 1993; Against the Grain, 1994; England's 1,000 Best Churches, 2000. Address: The Times, 1 Virginia St., London E.1, England.