James Andrew Miller is an award-winning journalist who has worked in politics, media, and entertainment in a career spanning more than 20 years.
Mr. Miller is the author of the recently released NYT best selling book Powerhouse, The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency. Prior to that, he was the co-author of the national #1 NYT bestseller Those Guys Have All the Fun, Inside the World of ESPN, and Live From New York, An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, which was on the NYT list for 5 months and was named by Fortune as one of the top 75 “Smartest Books We Know.” His first book, RUNNING IN PLACE: Inside the Senate, was also a bestseller.
Mr. Miller got his start as a member of the Television Reporting Team at The Washington Post before becoming Special Assistant and Chief Speechwriter to Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker. He went on to work both in show business and the news business – as VP of Television for Norman Lear’s ACT III Communications, then as Executive VP of Original Programming for USA Network – and as a producer with CBS News and as Senior Executive Producer of both Anderson Cooper 360 & Paula Zahn Now at CNN.
Mr. Miller profiled First Lady Nancy Reagan for a cover story in Life magazine, has written for the op-ed pages of The Washington Post and The New York Times, as well as writing a three part investigative series for The New York Times along with articles for The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Vanity Fair, Grantland, The Hollywood Reporter, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Salon, The Harvard Journal on Legislation and others.
Mr. Miller received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics at Occidental College; an M. Litt. from Oxford University, and an MBA from Harvard University, all with honors.