The Atlantic today announced the addition of two new senior editors – Sophie Gilbert, as senior editor of the iPad app The Atlantic Weekly, and Denise Kersten Wills, as senior editor of the magazine.
Gilbert was most recently the arts editor at Washingtonian and has written for The Washington Post, The New Republic, and Slate. In 2007, she moved to the US from London to pursue a masters in magazine journalism at NYU while interning for Vogue and Slate.
Wills joins The Atlantic from POLITICO magazine – which she helped launch in late 2013 – serving as a senior editor. Prior to that, she spent five years as an editor at Washingtonian and was a staff correspondent for Atlantic’s Government Executive magazine from 2004 – 05.