Bob Moser, senior editor at National Journal magazine, will join the New Republic as the outlet’s politics editor, Editor-in-Chief Gabriel Snyder announced Thursday.
Lapham’s Quarterly editor Michelle Legro and freelance photo editor Stephanie Heimann also join the New Republic as culture editor and photo editor, respectively, per Snyder’s memo.
The hires are part of an ongoing effort to replenish the ranks of the New Republic, which late last year was gutted by a massive staff exodus in response to the abrupt exit of then-editor Franklin Foer. The magazine has undergone a massive reorientation in the intervening months, transforming itself from a venerable print magazine with a Web presence to a media company organized around spreading novel solutions.
Moser, Legro and Heimann join several journalists culled from the realms of television, print and digital media. Read more