The Atlantic Expands Editorial Team

Additions to the online news team, a new social media editor and more.

The Atlantic has made several additions to its editorial team. Details are below.

  • Krishnadev Calamur has been named senior editor, news, for He comes to The Atlantic from NPR.
  • Marina Koren also joins as a senior associate editor for news. Koren most recently served as news editor for
  • Ed Yong joins The Atlantic as a staff writer covering science. Yong’s work has appeared in National Geographic, Wired, The New York Times and more. He will be based in London.
  • Priscilla Alvarez, previously with National Journal,  has been named an assistant editor on the Atlantic’s politics team.
  • Matt Ford has been named news blogger for He most recently served as an associate editor for the magazine’s politics section.
  • Caitlin Frazier has been named The Atlantic’s social media editor. Frazier previously held the same role for ThinkProgress.