Former Writer Madrigal Joins as Senior Editor today announced that it has hired Alexis Madrigal, formerly of, as a senior editor in charge of’s technology section.
Madrigal’s inaugural post on The Atlantic‘s website, “The Spreading of ‘The Aspen Idea,'” appeared yesterday. In addition to his work at, Madrigal is the author of Inventing Green, an upcoming book on the history of clean energy.
“I’ve got a new gig at The Atlantic,” Madrigal says on his Tumblr. “I’ll be running the tech coverage on this here website, and helping out with the magazine. The people are smart and wonderful — and the writing is unparalleled. I can’t wait to start.”