Varkiani named editor of the New Republic’s breaking news desk

The New Republic has tapped Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani to serve as an editor on its newly launched breaking news desk The Ticker, which will cover major political stories. Recently, Varkiani served as deputy editor, breaking news and before that was a temporary editor. She covered U.S. politics and world news as a freelancer for Slate, […]

Malley joins the National Interest as associate editor

Blaise Malley has joined international affairs magazine The National Interest as an associate editor. Recently, Malley was a reporter-researcher at The New Republic. His freelance work appeared in the American Prospect, the American Conservative, Responsible Statecraft, 19FortyFive, the Washington Examiner, Fellow Travelers Blog, and the National Interest. He was managing editor of The Review of […]

Malley joins New Republic as reporter-researcher

The New Republic has hired Blaise Malley as a reporter-researcher. He joins from The Review of Middle East Studies, where he was managing editor. Malley has also freelanced for the American Prospect, the American Conservative, Responsible Statecraft, 19FortyFive, the Washington Examiner, Fellow Travelers Blog, and the National Interest. He has also interned at the U.S. […]

The New Republic adds three to boost political coverage

The New Republic has added Timothy Noah, Daniel Strauss, and Grace Segers to the magazine’s Washington D.C. team as staff writers, reporting to newly appointed editor Michael Tomasky. Previously, Noah was a labor policy editor at Politico and has contributed to MSNBC.com. He was senior editor and “TRB From Washington” columnist at The New Republic. […]

Snyder to launch daily email newsletter about media

Business journalist Gabriel Snyder is launching Off the Record, a daily email newsletter about New York media, reports Politico. Currently, Snyder is working as an independent consultant, providing editorial services and strategic advice to publishers, including the Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times and The Hollywood Reporter, He has also produced work for clients […]

NY Times makes two new hires

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by The New York Times, Opinion politics editor Ezekiel Kweku: Laura Reston will join as senior editor. Laura comes to Times Opinion from The New Republic. There, Laura edited some of the magazine’s most ambitious political opinion and analysis. Over the last four years, she has commissioned and […]

The New Republic taps Tomasky as its top editor

The New Republic has hired The Daily Beast’s longtime columnist Michael Tomasky as its new top editor. The publication is also moving its primary editorial operations from New York to Washington, D.C. Tomasky starts on Apr. 19. Tomasky has been a columnist and special correspondent for The Daily Beast for a decade. Currently, he is […]

The New Republic seeks temporary news editor

The New Republic is expanding its digital team and looking for an experienced editor with expertise in political analysis, reporting, and opinion to work on an on-call basis during holidays and vacations. This is a contract position, based either in New York, N.Y., or Washington, D.C. The editor will be expected to edit multiple articles […]