Bloomberg Businessweek hires two new political reporters
Bloomberg Businessweek announced Tuesday that Allison Hoffman and Josh Eidelson will be joining the magazine this month. Both will be based in Washington, D.C.
Allison Hoffman will be an associate editor, editing and writing stories for the magazine’s Politics & Policy section and for Businessweek.com. She will start on June 16. Hoffman comes to Bloomberg Businessweek from Tablet, where she edited the News & Politics section. Previously she was a metro reporter at the LA Times; a reporter for the AP in San Diego; and a fact checker at the New Yorker. Hoffman is a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Josh Eidelson will be a reporter, writing stories for the magazine and for Businessweek.com. He starts June 9. Eidelson joins from Salon, where he reported on politics, policy, and labor issues. Prior to that, he reported for the Nation. Eidelson earned a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Yale University.
“We’re excited to have Allison and Josh join the Bloomberg Businessweek team in D.C. adding to the strong reporting already being done by Josh Green and Matt Philips,” said Josh Tyrangiel, editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, in a statement. “They’re great talents and are going to be appreciated by all their new Businessweek colleagues.”