Bob oversees editorial, revenue, and operations for The Atlantic on its principal platforms: digital, print, live events, video/TV, audio, and consulting. He was previously the editor of Atlantic Digital, growing audience to TheAtlantic.com ten-fold from 2009 to 2014, and prior to that served as executive editor at Wired and The Industry Standard, editor/publisher of Stanford Magazine, and Washington correspondent for Newsweek, where his beats included the White House, the Supreme Court, and the Justice Department. Under his leadership, The Atlantic was named Magazine of the Year (2016) and Best Website (2013) by the American Society of Magazine Editors. Bob graduated from Stanford and earned a master’s degree in the study of Law from Yale Law School. He lives outside Washington with his wife, Sharon Dennis.
Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic
Jeffrey Goldberg joined The Atlantic in 2007 as a national correspondent and was named Editor-in-Chief in October 2016. In his previous role, Goldberg authored 11 cover stories for the magazine and hundreds of features and reports. His most recent magazine cover story, “The Obama Doctrine” in April 2016, offers the definitive telling of President Barack Obama’s evolving foreign policy and its implications for America’s role in the world. His cover story from April 2015, “Is it Time for the Jews to Leave Europe,” was a National Magazine Award finalist. Goldberg has interviewed and profiled many world leaders for these and other pieces, among them Fidel Castro, Benjamin Netanyahu, David Cameron, and King Abdullah of Jordan. As a blogger in the nascent days of TheAtlantic.com, he and a small group of writers, among them The Atlantic’s national correspondents Ta-Nehisi Coates and James Fallows, helped shape the site’s voice and develop its audience.
He is a former Middle East Correspondent, and former Washington Correspondent of The New Yorker, and was also a writer for The New York Times Magazine. He began his career as a police reporter for The Washington Post. He also served as New York bureau chief of the Forward. Goldberg is the author of Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror. A former fellow of the American Academy in Berlin, he also served as a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Currently a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Goldberg is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for Reporting, the Daniel Pearl Prize for Reporting; and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Prize for best investigative reporting.
Vice President and Publisher
Hayley is Vice President and Publisher of The Atlantic. In the role, she oversees the national sales and marketing teams, leading advertising efforts for The Atlantic brand across its print and digital platforms. Prior to joining The Atlantic in May 2012 as Associate Publisher, Hayley spent five years at the Condé Nast Media Group. As Executive Director of Corporate Sales, she managed an integrated team on accounts ranging from Finance to Luxury to Technology across titles such as The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Wired. Before joining Condé Nast in 2007, Hayley managed the luxury account list at Forbes Media. She began her career in publishing at American Heritage magazine.
Scott has been with The Atlantic on and off since 1992, serving as senior editor, managing editor, deputy editor, and now editor of the magazine. In 1995, as The Atlantic’s editorial director for new media, he helped launch TheAtlantic.com. In between stints at The Atlantic, he served as culture editor and executive editor of The American Prospect. He is the author of the book Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver, and his writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and The Daily Beast, among other publications.
Adrienne LaFrance is the editor of TheAtlantic.com. She was previously a senior editor and staff writer at The Atlantic.
Before joining The Atlantic in 2014, LaFrance was an investigative reporter for several local and national news organizations, covering politics, technology, and media. She is a former reporter at Honolulu Civil Beat, Nieman Journalism Lab, WBUR, Hawaii Public Radio, Honolulu Weekly, and Digital First Media. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Slate.
Matt Thompson is executive editor of The Atlantic, a role he assumed in July 2017. He was deputy editor of TheAtlantic.com since joining the company in January 2015. Previously, he spent five years at NPR, where as director of vertical initiatives, he launched and supervised teams of broadcast and digital journalists covering race, ethnicity and culture, education, and global health and development. Prior to NPR, Thompson worked for the Knight Foundation, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Fresno Bee, and the Poynter Institute. He is the vice-chairman of the board of the Center for Public Integrity and a co-founder of Spark Camp.
Jean Ellen Cowgill
President, Atlantic Media Strategies
Jean Ellen has led Atlantic Media Strategies since 2012. In 2014, she was named one of Folio‘s top 100 in media. Previously, Jean Ellen ran Atlantic Media’s corporate strategy and consulted at McKinsey & Company. She graduated valedictorian of Dartmouth College.
Margaret Low is Vice President of The Atlantic and President of AtlanticLIVE. She oversees all aspects of The Atlantic‘s live events team, which produces more than one hundred events each year in Washington, D.C. and across the country. Before joining The Atlantic, Low was NPR’s Senior Vice President for News, where she oversaw that organization’s award winning news division and the work of nearly 400 broadcast and digital journalists. Low also spent eleven years as NPR’s Vice President for Programming, where she developed the live events strategy for the hit show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and oversaw all program acquisitions including Car Talk and Fresh Air. Low is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
Vice President and General Manager, The Atlantic Digital
Kim joined The Atlantic in 2012 to oversee its digital initiatives, including audience engagement and expansion; strategic content and business partnerships; mobile, social media, and video product development; and new distribution and syndication platforms. Before joining The Atlantic, Kim was Vice President of Business Development for Hearst Magazines Digital Media. She holds two degrees from the University of Virginia, a B.A. in Economics and an MBA from the university’s Darden Graduate School of Business.
Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg
Executive Producer and General Manager, Atlantic Studios
Kasia joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.