Pinsker joins the WSJ’s personal finance team

The Wall Street Journal has tapped Joe Pinsker to serve on its personal finance team, where he will launch a new beat covering the pursuit of happiness, digging into the changing meaning of the good life, the obstacles and avenues to wealth and prosperity in America. Pinsker was a staff writer at The Atlantic, which […]

Rao joins Semafor as a senior editor in London

Semafor has appointed Prashant Rao as a senior editor in London, where he will lead Semafor’s daily global publication Flagship, and will also oversee a range of other projects. Rao was an international editor at The Atlantic and deputy Europe business editor at The New York Times. He served as U.K. reporter, Baghdad correspondent, Baghdad […]

Orr to join the NY Times Opinion in new role

Christopher Orr will join The New York Times Opinion in a new role as its signature voices editor. Orr begins in September. A part of the announcement reads: “As signature voices editor, Chris will be foremost a sounding board and ideas partner with the columnists, newsletter writers and their editors and editorial assistants. As he […]

The Atlantic hires Beres as senior editor for tech coverage

The Atlantic has hired Damon Beres to be a senior editor focused on technology coverage. Beres has been editor-in-chief of Unfinished Media, a new brand focused on tech and society. Previously, Beres was co-founder and editor-in-chief of Medium’s OneZero. The team’s work has been cited in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Verge, Politico, Vice, […]

The Atlantic hires Wong as assistant editor

Matteo Wong has joined The Atlantic as an assistant editor on its science, technology and health team. Previously, he was a writer, associate magazine editor and then magazine chair at The Harvard Crimson, the student paper of Harvard University. Wong is a recent graduate of Harvard University.

LA Times taps Baumann as deputy bureau chief for enterprise

Nick Baumann will join the Los Angeles Times as deputy bureau chief for enterprise in the Washington bureau. His begins his new role on June 13. Currently, Baumann is a politics editor at The Atlantic, where he manages a team of reporters and editors focused on national politics. Prior to that, he was a senior […]

The Atlantic hires Leibovich as a staff writer

Mark Leibovich, of The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine, is joining The Atlantic as a staff writer, editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg announced Monday. Leibovich, one of the country’s premier political reporters and profile writers, will join The Atlantic at a time when the magazine is training its editorial focus on the crisis […]

The Atlantic taps Valdez as managing editor

The Atlantic has promoted Andrea Valdez to the post of managing editor, focusing on new and expanding areas of coverage in the newsroom, and in developing and driving forward journalistic ideas. She was previously SVP, audience strategy. She also served as editor-in-chief of the independent nonprofit newsroom The19.  She was also editor-in-chief at The Texas […]

The Atlantic appoints Ebeid executive producer

Claudine Ebeid has joined The Atlantic as an executive producer for audio. She was recently senior editor, news projects at The New York Times. She has also held communication roles and was host and executive producer of Broken Ground Podcast that is digging up environmental stories in the South at Southern Environmental Law Center. She […]

Atlantic’s managing editor White departing for nonprofit news org

Gillian White, managing editor at The Atlantic, will be leaving to join Capital B, a nonprofit news organization focused on local journalism and Black communities. White had been at The Atlantic for 7 years, holding various roles, including senior associate editor, senior editor and deputy editor. Before that, she was an associate editor at Kiplinger’s […]