Alex Wagner Joins The Atlantic

She'll serve as a senior editor.

The Atlantic has named journalist and former broadcast anchor Alex Wagner a senior editor.

Wagner previously served as host of MSNBC’s Emmy-nominated Now with Alex Wagner and as a reporter for The Huffington Post and Politics Daily. She also served as editor of The Fader.

At The Atlantic, Wagner will write for the magazine and the site, as well as participate in AtlanticLive events.

“Alex embodies The Atlantic’s commitment to smart and lively journalism in both traditional and emerging spaces,” said Atlantic president and COO, Bob Cohn, in a statement. “With her wide range of editorial experience and her knowledge of politics, entertainment, and social issues, she’ll be an asset across our platforms.”