Vox Hires Atlantic Alum Swati Sharma as Editor in Chief

Replacing outgoing editor Lauren Williams

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Swati Sharma is Vox's new editor in chief. Vox Media

Swati Sharma is Vox Media’s new editor in chief. Sharma joins Vox from The Atlantic, where she was managing editor. Sharma takes over from Lauren Williams, who announced in November that she was leaving to launch Capital B, a nonprofit news organization for Black readers. 

Rachel Winicov is a freelance writer for Adweek focusing on digital media, ad tech and social media.