Whet Moser, a senior editor at Chicago Magazine, has been hired by Quartz to be its deputy obsession editor.
He starts on Monday.
Moser joined Chicago Magazine in 2011 and previously blogged daily for the magazine’s Web site. He also developed Web-only content and packages that complement the publication’s print features.
He previously worked for the Chicago Reader.
A 2004 graduate of University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature, Moser had been a web editor and associate editor for the Reader from 2006 to 2011. His work also has been published by the Chicago Tribune, Slate, and Salon.com.