Media Moves

“Planet Money” co-founder Davidson headed to New Yorker

August 15, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Adam DavidsonAdam Davidson, best known as one of the co-founders of the public radio show “Planet Money,” is headed to the New Yorker, writes Joe Pompeo of Politico.

Pompeo writes, “At the Times Mag, Davidson was contracted to write the ‘On Money’ column, as well as to contribute feature stories. As a contributing writer at The New Yorker, he will cover business and economics for newyorker.com starting August 30.

“It’s not often that fancy magazine people trade in print gigs for digital ones, so this move would appear to show that New Yorker editor in chief David Remnick and his deputies are serious about investing in the website, which they entrusted to Nicholas Thompson, a longtime print editor, several years ago. Davidson’s also a public radio veteran, podcast host and the co-founder of NPR’s ‘Planet Money.'”

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