​​​JEFF WEINSTEIN





National Endowment

for the Arts Journalism Institute Associate Director

"Those of us who knew and worked with Randy at The Village Voice were immediately impressed with his passion for work, his energy and his tremendous good nature — none of  which has diminished.  It's gratifying to see him now at the top of his game, with more to accomplish."

ENTERPRISE

Longform Stories &

Criticism Without Borders

HIRE ME

​Society of Professional Journalists
Judges' Award Citation

 "Randy shed light into government censorship and 

repression in Europe.  He met the highest standards of excellence in journalism.  He went above and beyond with regard to enterprise, resourcefulness and overcoming obstacles in pursuit of the story."  

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Theatre Communications Group

Employer's Press Release

"Randy Gener's command of theatrical subjects is unequalled among his contemporaries."​​

KEEP

MY WORK ALIVE

INFLUENCER 

Human Rights &

Investigative Journalism

​​​NLGJA Journalist of the Year (National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association)


SPJ Deadline Club Award for Best Arts Reporting (Society of Professional Journalists)


​New York Times Foundation Criticism Fellowship


Associated Press Media Editors NewsTrain Grant (Associated Press Media Editors Foundation) 

George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism (Cornell, Yale and Princeton Universities)


Trust for Mutual Understanding Central and Eastern Europe Direct Exchange Grant  (Trust for Mutual Understanding)


4 First Prizes, NATJA Awards for Excellence in Travel Writing (North American Travel Journalists Association)


Legacy of the Nation Presidential Award of the Republic of the Philippines  (President Benigno S. Aquino III)


​Literature Laureate of South Korea (Incheon Foundation for Arts & Culture)


​The Ford Foundation / Institute of International Education Media, Knowledge, Creatvity & Freedom Grant  (The Ford Foundation)​​ 

VENTURES

​​TOM STOPPARD






Shakespeare in Love

screenwriter &  Britain's greatest living dramatist 

"I have been impressed by Randy Gener’s professionalism as a journalist — and am happy to endorse him."​​

AWARDS & PRIZES

CITATIONS & TESTIMONIALS

WORK SAMPLES

MARGO JEFFERSON





Author of Negroland  & Pulitzer–winning New York Times critic

"Randy Gener is a first-rate writer and editor.  He is an award-winning critic and features writer who understands culture in the deepest sense — as news, as art, as politics, as media.  He has a great deal to offer and to teach." ​​