Chris Boskin

Chris Boskin

Board of Directors
National Public Radio

Chris Boskin is a highly respected veteran of magazine publishing, with a career that has included publishing and marketing positions with Worth Media, the New Yorker magazine, Hearst Corporation, East West Network, and Knapp Communications. She is currently a consultant to several media companies. Boskin is the former Chair of the Board for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

In 1992, Boskin joined Worth Magazine as publisher and helped develop and launch other Worth Media titles including: Equity, Civilization, and American Benefactor.

Boskin served as advertising director and publisher for Countryside prior to joining Town & Country in 1991. From 1988 to 1990, she was San Francisco, Pacific Northwest, and Asia Manager for Hearst Magazines, responsible for Esquire, Harpers Bazaar, House Beautiful, and Connoisseur. Prior to that, Boskin was the Pacific and Asia Manager for the New Yorker magazine, she worked for East West Network and Knapp Communications, and helped develop and launch Bon Appétit. Advertising Age listed Chris Boskin as one of the "100 Most Outstanding Media People" in 1987.

Boskin’s board and advisory affiliations include Board of Directors, NPR; Gladstone Institute; Tech4GS;Founder, HigherGround.org; Co-Founder, CALmatters. org

She was awarded Excellence in Achievement, University of California Alumni Association. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Boskin holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Art History and English and also studied at the Academia in Florence, Italy.