Jeffrey Goldberg is the Editor in Chief of The Atlantic. He joined The Atlantic in 2007 as a national correspondent and was named Editor in Chief in October, 2016. In his previous role, Goldberg authored 11 cover stories for the magazine and hundreds of other features and reports. His most recent magazine cover story, “The Obama Doctrine,” published in April, 2016, was based on many hours of conversation with the 44th President and offered the definitive account of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy.
Before joining The Atlantic, Goldberg served as the Middle East Correspondent, and the Washington Correspondent, for The New Yorker, and was also a writer for The New York Times Magazine. He began his career as a police reporter for The Washington Post. Goldberg is the author of Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror. A former fellow of the American Academy in Berlin, he also served as a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and as the Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Goldberg is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for Reporting, the Daniel Pearl Prize for Reporting; and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Prize for best investigative reporting.
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