FiveThirtyEight Adds Three

FiveThirtyEight, the forthcoming site to be edited by Nate Silver, continues to beef up its staff. Below are three new hires made by the ESPN owned site.

  • Mona Chalabi joins as lead writer for FiveThirtyEight’s “EveryData,” Sliver described EveryData as “our bloglike/streamlike product.” Chalabi comes to the site from The Guardian, where she served as a researcher and reporter for its data team.
  • Benjamin Morris has been named senior writer, sports. Morris most recently worked as a freelance writer and quantitative analyst.
  • Neil Paine joins as senior writer and analyst. Plane comes to the site from Sports Reference.