The Atlantic announces hire of Charlie Warzel as staff writer


Charlie Warzel, who has been a contributing writer with The Atlantic since November 2021, is joining The Atlantic as a staff writer. Warzel will cover technology, with a broad interest in online extremism and tech’s most powerful platforms and players. He will also continue to write Galaxy Brain, an Atlantic subscriber newsletter.

In a note to staff, deputy editor Paul Bisceglio wrote: “Charlie is a dazzling writer and a profound thinker. He has a remarkable ability to cut through the Silicon Valley hype and deliver punchy ideas and real insights.”

Warzel is a co-author of "Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working From Home." Previously he was a writer at large for The New York Times’ Opinion section and a senior writer at BuzzFeed.

The Atlantic’s science, technology and health desk recently welcomed Yasmin Tayag as a new staff writer (see Tayag on what it means to care about COVID at this point in the pandemic), and Damon Beres as a senior editor focused on tech. Earlier this year, three new editors joined the Culture team to usher in an expansion of Books coverage: Gal Beckerman as senior editor for Books; Maya Chung as an associate editor; and Emma Sarappo as an associate editor.


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