The Atlantic has hired Yoni Appelbaum as politics editor for TheAtlantic.com and promoted Sophie Gilbert to culture editor of the site.
Appelbaum is a social and cultural historian with a Ph.D. in American History from Brandeis University. He comes to The Atlantic from Harvard. Gilbert most recently served as a senior editor of The Atlantic.
In related news, David Graham and Spencer Kornhaber have both been promoted to staff writers.