Joe Thompson

Watchtime Magazine

WatchTime magazine is the leading watch magazine in North America and one of the world’s most respected authorities on luxury timepieces. Published worldwide by Ebner Publishing International.

Joe Thompson

Editor-in-chief of WatchTime magazine, headquartered in New York.

He has written about watches and the global watch market for 37 years and has been a frequent visitor to Switzerland since 1979. He is often consulted by the mainstream media on watches and watch market developments.

He has written about watches for Esquire, Town & Country, Golf Digest and Switzerland’s Bilanz. He has been quoted in dozens of newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, Time, Newsweek,, Forbes, the International Herald Tribune, Sports Illustrated, and Switzerland’s Neue Züricher Zeitung. He has been interviewed about watches on CNBC, WNBC New York, WABC New York and the Fashion News Channel.