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Andrew recently joined The Atlantic as its first ever Entrepreneur in Residence. In that job, he works across the organization to support new initiatives and identify new opportunities to expand the brand’s journalism and business.
Before joining The Atlantic, Andrew was the Director of Digital Media and a Senior Editor at FRONTLINE. There, he oversaw two departments and led the series’ ongoing shift to digital. For its work during his 2.5 years there, FRONTLINE was honored with multiple digital journalism awards, including two Online Journalism Awards (in 2012 for “General Excellence” and in 2013 for “Innovative Investigative Journalism), an Overseas Press Club Award for “Multimedia News Presentation” and an Emmy nomination for “New Approaches: Current News Coverage.” FRONTLINE’s digital audience also grew by 75%.
Before FRONTLINE, Andrew launched a network of news blogs as an editor at Yahoo! News. Before Yahoo!, Andrew was the Deputy Publisher of Talking Points Memo, where he helped build what Time Magazine called “the prototype of what a successful Web-based news organization is likely to be in the future.”
Andrew graduated from Harvard University, where he studied American political history and social movements in the honors Social Studies program. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, feminist writer and activist Jessica Valenti, and their daughter.