- Name: Tom Shales
- Born: 11/03/1944 (75 years old)
- Occupation: Critic
Thomas William Shales (born November 3, 1944) is an American writer and critic of television programming and operations. He is best known as the television critic for The Washington Post, for which Shales received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1988. He also writes a column for the television news trade publication NewsPro, published by Crain Communications.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Criticism
Birth Place: Elgin, Illinois, United States
Tom Shales quotes :
Why, on my mother's birthday, am I thinking about 'Father Knows Best?' At our house, mother knew best at least as often as father did, but then the title of the old sitcom, a homogenized portrait of American family life, was meant to be slightly sardonic.Tom Shales