Kweku joins New York Times Opinion as politics editor
New York Times Opinion has hired Ezekiel Kweku as its new politics editor.
His new role begins remotely on Sept. 21.
Kweku joins the Times from New York Magazine where he held the post of senior editor. He also helped conceive and guide the relaunch of Intelligencer, the magazine’s politics vertical.
Before that, he was a politics writer at MTV News and has also written for Vice, Pacific Standard, The Toast and Times Opinion.
Kweku is also fluent with a wide range of ideas across the political spectrum.
Kweku graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a double major in information systems and economics. He also holds master’s degrees in economics from Duke University and University of California, Berkeley.