Staff Writer, The Atlantic
Spencer Kornhaber is a staff writer at The Atlantic covering pop culture and music. He was a senior associate editor at The Atlantic from 2011 to 2014, editing the magazine’s entertainment coverage. Previously, Kornhaber was a freelance writer who contributed to SPIN, Rollingstone.com, The Onion AV Club, and TheAtlantic.com. Early in his career, he was a local editor at Patch.com and a staff writer and clubs editor at OC Weekly, where heearned first place for best business story and best profile story at the 2009 Orange County Press Club Awards.