Time magazine has hired The Atlantic’s Alana Semuels as its senior economics correspondent.
She will start on April 29.
Semuels has been with The Atlantic since October 2014. She has been reporting stories in different regions of the country illustrating the challenges facing workers, cities, and companies in today’s economy. Her specialties include the working class, the rural/urban divide, and the social safety net.
Semuels received 2017 Abe Fellowship for Journalists to report on economics topics in Japan and Sweden, and she was a finalist for the 2017 Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism for series about who is being left behind in America.
She previously worked at the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.