The Atlantic Hires Wired’s Nick Thompson as CEO

Tasked with subscription growth at the storied magazine

The Atlantic is having a hectic, but momentous year. While the media company, known for its eponymous 163-year-old print magazine, saw cuts in its newsroom and events division this year, it also secured in impressive consumer revenue growth—in no small part due to its industry-leading coverage of politics and the Covid-19 pandemic.