Jeffrey Goldberg

Jeffrey Goldberg

Editor in Chief, The Atlantic

Jeffrey Goldberg is the editor in chief of The Atlantic. He joined The Atlantic in 2007 as a national correspondent and was named the 164-year-old magazine’s 14th editor in chief in October 2016. During his editorship, The Atlantic has set new audience and subscription records, and its journalistic reach has become global. In 2020, he was named “Editor of the Year” by Adweek, which also named The Atlantic β€œMagazine of the Year.” Digiday recently stated that The Atlantic β€œis enjoying its most relevant cultural moment since the 19th century.”

Before joining The Atlantic, Goldberg served as a Middle East correspondent and the Washington correspondent for The New Yorker, and was also a writer for The New York Times Magazine. He began his career as a police reporter for The Washington Post. Goldberg is the author of Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror.

A former fellow of the American Academy in Berlin, he also served as a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and as the Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Goldberg is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for Reporting, the Daniel Pearl Prize for Reporting, and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Prize for best investigative reporting.