Artists & Interviewers

Jann Wenner

Jann Wenner

Jann S. Wenner is the founder of Rolling Stone and the Chairman of Wenner Media, which also publishes Us Weekly and Men’s Journal.

From its inception in 1967, Rolling Stone became the voice of a generation, and is one of the most successful and iconic magazines in publishing history, with numerous accolades including 15 National Magazine Awards.

Wenner’s commitment to quality journalism has kept Rolling Stone in the forefront of the popular dialogue, both recording and shaping the zeitgeist through definitive music coverage, provocative interviews, award-winning photography and incisive investigative and political reporting.

Wenner Media’s three titles attract more than 46 million readers each month in print, and 49 million monthly visitors to its websites,, and

Wenner is chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., a 30-year-old nonprofit organization which honors artists and music industry professionals who have made significant contributions to rock & roll.

Wenner is the father of six children. He resides in New York City.

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