James Bennet

Co-President and Editor in Chief, The Atlantic

James Bennet is president and editor in chief of The Atlantic. Under Bennet, who was named editor in 2006, The Atlantic has increased its editorial reach and impact while returning to profitability for the first time in recent history. Adweek and Ad Age named Bennet editor of the year in 2012 and 2009, respectively, and the magazine has been honored with the National Magazine Award three times during his tenure, including for best website, for TheAtlantic.com. A former White House correspondent and Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times, Bennet also serves as vice president of the American Society of Magazine Editors.

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