Bloomberg’s Patterson hired by New Yorker
Troy Patterson, who has been the style editor for Bloomberg Pursuits for the past year, is leaving for a job at The New Yorker.
In an email to the staff on Tuesday, New Yorker editor David Remnick wrote:
Troy Patterson is joining us as a cultural critic online, writing primarily about television. Troy is currently the Style editor at Bloomberg and previously wrote the “On Clothing” column for The New York Times Magazine. For many years, he was the television critic at Slate. He was also the film critic at Spin and the book critic at Entertainment Weekly. And he, too, will be writing twice a week.
Patterson has also been a style and etiquette advice columnist at Slate.
His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, GQ, W, Men’s Vogue, Bookforum and Sports Illustrated, among other outlets. Patterson holds a BA in English literature from Princeton University.