NY Times makes two new hires on the Style desk

The New York Times has tapped Madison Malone Kircher and Joe Bernstein as reporters on Style. Recently, Kircher was host and producer of “In Case You Missed It,” Slate’s podcast about internet culture. She was also a senior writer at the magazine. She wrote for the New York Magazine and reported for Business Insider. Kircher […]

Matthews promoted to executive editor at Slate Magazine

Susan Matthews, host of the Slate Plus podcast “Slow Burn,” has returned to the Slate newsroom as executive editor. Previously, Matthews worked as a science editor, features editor and news director at Slate. Before joining Slate, she was an associate web editor and then senior web editor at the nonprofit National Audubon Society. She was […]

NY Times hires Gan as senior staff editor

Vicky Gan, copy chief at Slate, will join The New York Times Flexible Editing desk as a senior staff editor. Gan begins on Sept. 6. Gan spent four years at Slate, also serving as a copy editor and web editor. Before that, she was a copy editor in health policy research at the Urban Institute […]

Slate is looking for writers

Slate/Future Tense is looking for pitches! Deadline: 15 June 2022 (but if something good comes in I can always send it to another editor) ABOUT THE COMPANY Future Tense explores how emerging technologies will change the way we live. It seeks to understand the latest technological and scientific breakthroughs, and what they mean for our […]

Slate promotes Montgomery to VP of audio

Slate has promoted Alicia Montgomery to Vice President of Audio. Recently, she had worked as Executive Producer, Podcasts. Previously, Montgomery was a senior supervising editor/producer, Morning Edition at NPR. Before that, she had a short stint at WAMU-FM 88.5 and worked at NPR for 13 years, serving in various editorial roles. Montgomery has a B.A. […]

Slate seeks a business and tech writer

Slate is hiring a full-time staff writer to contribute to its business and technology coverage. We’re looking for a sharp, curious, and omnivorous journalist who can report on and analyze the impact that the biggest forces of the modern economy have on our lives. How exactly we define the job—the companies, innovations, trends, and people […]

Slate appoints Frey Editor in Chief

Slate has tapped Hillary Frey as editor-in-chief, replacing Jared Hohlt. Currently, Frey serves as a creator in residence at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.  Before that, she was at HuffPost, where she has held the posts of consultant/director of strategy and executive editor. Previously, she has held leadership roles at NBC […]

NY Times announces changes on T Magazine

The following excerpt was sent out from The New York Times’ Hanya Yanagihara, T Magazine editor-in-chief : I’m delighted to announce two staff changes. The first is that Jared Hohlt will be joining us as editorial director. Over the years, he’s edited features, packages, investigations and profiles on everything from architecture, fashion, the Supreme Court and gun […]

Slate writer Han set to depart

Slate Magazine staff writer Karen Han will be leaving. Previously, she was an entertainment reporter at Polygon. She was also a culture writer at Vox Media, Inc. and has freelanced for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, Vice, The Village Voice, and NYMag/Vulture. She has also interned at The Daily Beast. Han has […]

Slate editor Keating to join new D.C. publication as global security reporter

Joshua Keating is joining the new D.C. publication from Laura McGann and Mark Bauman as global security reporter, reports Politico. McGann is a former politics editor of Vox.com and Politico, and Bauman was previously with the Smithsonian, National Geographic, and ABC News. Keating, a senior editor at Slate, focuses on international news, U.S. foreign policy, and the […]