Kamala Harris and Joe Biden made history by beating President Trump in the 2020 U.S. election in November. Kamala Harris became the first Black, South Asian, female vice president of the U.S.
Edward Felsenthal, chief editor, Time Magazine wrote that Kamala Harris and Joe Biden changed the story of America. They showed that the bonds of empathy are more powerful than the hate of division. They shared a vision for healing in this grieving world. Thereby declaring them as Time Person Of The Year
Time Person Of The Year: Other Recipients Of The Award
Edward Felsenthal, chief editor, Time Magazine wrote that Kamala Harris and Joe Biden changed the story of America. They showed that the bonds of empathy are more powerful than the hate of division. They shared a vision for healing in this grieving world. Thereby declaring them as Time Person Of The Year.
Eric Yuan, CEO of, Zoom was awarded the Businessperson of 2020. The video service of the chat increased in popularity in this health crisis forcing people to learn and work from home. Time awarded the Guardians of 2020 to Dr. Fauci, organizers of racial-justice and activists Porche Bennett-Bey and Assa Traore, the health workers challenging the pandemic.
History And Details About Time Person Of The Year
Time magazine likes to single out influential people which began in 1927 with the launch of This year’s Man award and afterward the man was replaced by Person which gets bestowed upon a group, an idea, a movement, or an individual who had influenced the past year. Time gives the Time Person Of The Year to recognize all the people who contribute to the Internet’s content.
Everyone who is a receiver of this title did not wield a positive influence. For example, Adolf Hitler received the award in 1938. Greta Thunberg, a climate activist received this award in 2019. Time has expanded the Time Person Of The Year category in 2019 by including additional four categories. This decision arrived after Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce(CRM), and Lynne Benioff, his wife purchased Time from Meredith Corp in 2018. Meredith Corp acquired Time in 2017.
This event on the TV is the 3rd broadcast partnership with Time Studios in 2020. Time revealed its top 100 influential people on ABC in September. Last week, the magazine named this year’s Kid on CBS and Nickelodeon.