John Prideaux Named U.S. Editor of The Economist

He moves on from the correspondent role.

John Prideaux has been named U.S. editor of The Economist. He previously served as Washington correspondent, a role he held since 2013.

Prideaux joined The Economist in 2004. He has served as an India correspondent, finance correspondent, Brazil correspondent and home page editor.

Prior to his time at The Economist, Prideaux worked as a freelancer, contributing to The Financial Times and the New Statesman.