TIME’s Amy Sullivan to Join National Journal

National Journal has announced that Amy Sullivan, a former editor at TIME and former editor of The Washington Monthly will join the publication as a correspondent. She will also lead up the “Next Economy project,” a joint venture of The Atlantic and National Journal that examines how Americans are responding to the economic landscape. She will be joined on the project by NJ‘s Sophie Quinton.

Sullivan starts on Feb. 4.

See the internal memo…

From: Green, Charlie
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 9:10 AM
Subject: Welcome, Amy Sullivan

Some very good news to start the day. Amy Sullivan, the former nation editor at Time magazine and former editor of The Washington Monthly, will be joining us as the director of the Next Economy project and a staff correspondent for National Journal. Amy wrote for Time’s political blog, Swampland, and directed Time’s political coverage of the 2008 presidential primaries. Her first book, The Party Faithful: How and Why Democrats are Closing the God Gap, was published by Scribner in 2008. She was a 2009 Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellow in Science & Religion. Amy’s first day will be Feb. 4.

Our very own Sophie Quinton is joining Amy as a staff reporter on the project, which will also draw on the resources of National Journal and Atlantic reporters and editors. Since joining National Journal, Sophie has covered politics, health care, national security, and the White House and she previously completed an Atlantic Media Company fellowship at The Hotline.

The Next Economy Project, a joint effort of the Atlantic and National Journal, will examine how Americans are responding to the new economic landscape through grassroots reporting, polling, and events in Washington and around the country. Reporting from the project will appear in print and online in National Journal and the Atlantic, as well as on a new Next Economy home page that will launch this spring. The project will include an annual conference and special issue of National Journal on the State of the Middle Class, as well as regional community-wide summits that will explore the ways individuals and institutions are adapting to the Great Recession and its aftermath. The project will continue the quarterly Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll, which has established itself over the past four years as a seminal source of documentation on not only the attitudes, but experiences, of Americans in the new economic landscape. Allstate will continue to underwrite the project.