Award-winning journalist Allan Chernoff is a former Senior Correspondent for both CNN and CNBC. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, Money, Fortune, and The Forward.
His book, The Tailors of Tomaszow, co-written with his mother Rena Margulies Chernoff, one of the youngest survivors of the Holocaust, is a communal memoir and history of the survivors of Rena’s hometown, Tomaszow-Mazowiecki, Poland.
In addition to writing, Allan is CEO of Chernoff Communications, which provides strategic communications services, writing and video production for corporate and not-for-profit organizations.
Among his honors, Allan Chernoff is a six-time winner of best reporting awards from the Society of Professional Journalists' New York chapter, Deadline Club. He has won two National Headliner Awards; two New York Festival Awards; and a Prism Award. Allan’s reporting contributed to a CNN DuPont Award and his coverage of the Gulf oil spill, Hurricane Katrina and analysis of economic issues in the 2008 presidential campaign were each part of CNN's Peabody Award-winning efforts.
Allan is a graduate of Brown University.
Allan Chernoff sits on the board of the Deadline Club of the Society of Professional Journalists, is a member and former officer of the New York Financial Writers Association, a member of the Authors Guild, a reader for EIES of NJ, a volunteer for the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges, a career advisor for Brown University and has been a featured speaker at various charitable events. Allan served as an interviewer for the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Project.
The Tailors of Tomaszow
The Tailors of Tomaszow is a gripping history and communal memoir of the Jews of Tomaszow-Mazowiecki, Poland. The narrative, told by one of the youngest survivors of the Holocaust as well as through eyewitness accounts of other Tomaszow survivors, presents a rare view of Eastern European Jewry before, during and after WWII. The Tailors of Tomaszow delivers an unvarnished history, capturing the flavor of real life in small town pre-war Poland.