HuffPost hires Hobbes to cover economic trends
Michael Hobbes is joining HuffPost as a reporter covering economic trends.
He will be based in Seattle and starts on April 9.
Hobbes will continue to be a contributor to HuffPost Highline. His Highline story “FML,” about the terrifying financial future millennials face, was nominated for a National Magazine Award and a Webby award.
It was also No. 1 in total engaged minutes of any HuffPost story in 2017. His other Highline story from 2017, “Together Alone,” about the epidemic of gay loneliness, came in second in engaged minutes.
Hobbes used to work in human rights, and he has also written for Slate, The New Republic, Pacific Standard, and Foreign Policy.