Tom Teicholz

Tom Teicholz – Ghostwriter

As an experienced journalist, I will tell your story, set it in context, and make it a page-turner.


I'm an award winning journalist and best-selling author who has written books about legal trials, as well as business biographies and personal memoirs. My most recent books are "9/12: The Epric Battle of the Ground Zero Responders" by William Groner and Tom Teicholz (Potomac Books), "Ivan of the Extermination Camp: How the Trials and Denials of Nazi Collaborator John Demjanjuk have added to our Understanding of the Holocaust" (Pondwood Press./Amazon) and "Living in Color: What's Funny about Me by Tommy Davidson with Tom Teicholz (Kensington Books. My work has appeared on, the Los Angeles Review of Books and Los Angeles Magazine as well as the Sunday Times Magazine, The New Yorker's Talk of the Town, New York Magazine, The Paris Review, Interview and the Huffington Post among others. I have done corporate projects for Intel, Logitech, The Museum of Tolerance and Wiltshire Boulevard Temple.

When working as a co-author, I interview the subject for some 30-40 hours and conduct other interviews as needed. I look at relevant documents and photos, and then I write to tell their story in their voice in a page-turning manner.
Art Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Entertainment Fashion & Textiles History Law Political Science & Current Affairs
English (US)
  • LA Press Club Award
  • Masters of Journalism
  • JD Law degree

Work experience


Jan, 2004 — Present

I create content in a variety of mediums for online and legacy print publications as well as content for internal and external communications of corporations, including video and social media content, as well as audio content for podcasts and voice work for audio books, and create exhibitions for museums.


Nazi Collaborator John Demjanjuk was a retired Cleveland Autoworker when his past as a Nazi Extermination Camp guard was uncovered. This is the definitive account of the 30 year legal process in the United States, Israel and Germany that so added to our knowle... read more
In 1990, Tommy Davidson burst onto the scene in the Emmy Award-winning show In Living Color, a pioneering sketch comedy show, featuring a multi-racial cast of actors and dancers who spoke to an underrepresented new generation created by Hip Hop Nation. In this... read more
9/12 is the saga of the epic nine-year legal battle waged by William H. Groner against the City of New York and its contractors on behalf of the more than ten thousand first responders who became ill as a result of working on the Ground Zero cleanup. These fir... read more
Being There is like the best dinner party you never went to with guests such as Jeff Bridges, Phoebe Cates, Michael Milken, Russ Meyer, Roz Chast, Issac Bashevis-Singer, Jerzy Kosinski, Cynthia Ozick, Tom McGuane, Bill Graham, and Baron Guy De Rothschild, amon... read more
The man who served as Bloomingdale's chairman for nearly two decades shares the store's tumultuous history, and the history of the art of selling, with inside stories about some of the top names in fashion. 35,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo. Tour.
The book is a history of Wilshire Boulevard Temple (originally Congregation B'Nei B'Brith), the oldest Synagogue in Los Angeles (1862) and how the Temple and the members of the congregation were and are part of the fabric of the City of Los Angeles
Who's in TOMMYWOOD? Jill Sobule, Lucian Freud, Roman Polanski, Hungarians in Hollywood, Bob Dylan, Mel Brooks, R. B. Kitaj, The Heroes of Jewish Comedy, Maah-jong ,Gunther Grass. Sandor Marai, Budapest in L.A., Frank Gehry, Dreaming of a Blue and White Christm... read more

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