Nicholas Thompson

Editor in Chief, WIRED

Nicholas Thompson is editor in chief of WIRED, which under his leadership has been nominated for National Magazine Awards in design and feature writing. He is a CBS News contributor, regularly appearing on “CBS This Morning”and CBSN, and a co-founder of The Atavist, an award-winning digital publication. Thompson co-wrote WIRED’s February 2018 cover story, “Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebook — and the World,” an 11,000-word investigation based on reporting with more than 50 current and former Facebook employees. From 2012 to 2017, Thompson was editor of NewYorker.com and prior to that, a senior editor at WIRED. His book The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War was published in 2009.

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