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Richard Stengel is the managing editor of TIME, which has 50 million readers worldwide. He oversees the domestic, international and tablet editions of the magazine, TIME.com, mobile, and TIME for Kids. Under Stengel, TIME has received numerous awards, including Magazine of the Year from the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2012. The award, the industry's top honor, recognizes excellence both in print and on digital platforms.
Among his other notable achievements, Stengel collaborated with Nelson Mandela on Mandela?s best-selling 1993 autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom. Previously, he was president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, a museum, education center and think tank on Independence Mall in Philadelphia.