The Washington Post's Ezra Klein Joins Vox Media

Looks to marry editorial talent with cutting-edge newsroom technology

The Washington Post wunkerkind Ezra Klein ended days of speculation Sunday, announcing that he is joining Vox Media. The founder of the Post's policy site Wonkblog detailed his plans to start up a new news site for Vox (working title Project X) on the online publisher’s tech news site The Verge where he spelled out the challenge that traditional news media have been wrestling with for years: that of adapting legacy models of gathering and reporting news to the limitless Web.