The Atlantic Announces Several Promotions and Hires


By Chris O'Shea Comment

The AtlanticThe Atlantic has announced a few promotions and hires. Details are below.

  • Alexis Madrigal has been promoted from senior editor of The Atlantic to deputy editor of, a new role at the magazine. He has covered science and technology for the glossy since 2010.
  • Julie Beck has been named the new editor of’s Health Channel. She most recently served as an associate editor.
  • Dr. James Hamblin, who previously led the Health Channel, is shifting his role. He will now write more often for the site and take part in more video features.
  • Kathy Gilsinan is joining as an associate editor. She comes to the magazine from World Politics Review.