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Irin  Carmon

Irin Carmon

Author, Notorious RBG, Senior Correspondent, New York Magazine & CNN Contributor

Biography

Irin Carmon is a journalist, the bestselling co-author of Notorious RBG, and a frequent speaker around the country. A New York magazine senior correspondent and on-air CNN contributor, she reports and comments on gender, politics, and the law. Read More >

The New York Times described Carmon as being "known for her smarts and feminist bona fides." Of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (2015) which spent three months on the Times' bestseller list, the paper’s staff book critic wrote, "That I responded so personally to it is a testimony to Ms. Carmon's storytelling and panache." Carmon and her co-author were featured in the award-winning 2018 documentary RBG. 

In 2017 and 2018, Carmon teamed up with the Washington Post’s investigative team to break the news of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Charlie Rose, as well as CBS's knowledge of his conduct. That work was recognized with a 2018 Mirror Award. She was also a contributing writer to the Post’s Outlook section.

Carmon previously served as staff reporter focusing on women’s rights at MSNBC and NBC News, Salon and Jezebel. Her reporting and commentary has appeared across print, radio, television, and digital platforms. She speaks frequently across the country on women's leadership and rights.

In 2011, she was one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Media. She graduated from Harvard, magna cum laude with highest honors in literature, in 2005. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

2018 Mirror Awards

News Reel

Oklahoma Abortion Ban

Feminism with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Speech Topics

I Dissent: How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became the Notorious RBG

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life & Work Can Teach Us About Reproductive Freedom

What's at Stake for Women at The Supreme Court

Reporting on #MeToo: An Account from the Journalistic Trenches

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