Noah Shachtman

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Shachtman in 2008

Noah Shachtman is an American journalist. He is currently the Editor in Chief of The Daily Beast.[1] He previously served as Executive Editor[2] of the site. A former non-resident fellow at The Brookings Institution,[3] he also worked as Executive Editor for News at Foreign Policy magazine.[4] Shachtman has reported from Afghanistan,[5] Israel, Iraq,[6] Qatar, Russia,[7] and Kuwait.[3] But he is perhaps best known as the founder and editor of Wired magazine's national security site, 'Danger Room,'[8][9] which won a National Magazine Award for reporting in digital media [10] and an Online Journalism Award for best beat reporting.[11]


  1. ^ Wemple, Erik (2017). "Big changes at the Daily Beast: EIC John Avlon to CNN; Noah Shachtman to replace him". The Washington Post.
  2. ^ "After Tina Brown's Exit, Daily Beast Brings In Editing Help". The New York Times. 2014-01-16. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  3. ^ a b "Noah Shachtman". The Brookings Institution.
  4. ^ Rothstein, Betsy. "Foreign Policy Makes Big Announcements". FishbowlDC. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  5. ^ "How the Afghanistan Air War Got Stuck in the Sky". WIRED. 8 December 2009.
  6. ^ "Wired 13.11: The Baghdad Bomb Squad".
  7. ^ "Russia's Top Cyber Sleuth Foils US Spies, Helps Kremlin Pals - WIRED". WIRED. 23 July 2012.
  8. ^ Dylan Byers. "Noah Shachtman joins Daily Beast as executive editor". POLITICO. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  9. ^ Haughney, Christine (June 10, 2012). "A National Security Blog From Wired Widens Its Reach". Media Decoder / New York Times.
  10. ^ "2012 National Magazine Awards for Digital Media". American Society of Magazine Editors. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  11. ^ "2007 Awards". Online News Association. Retrieved 25 May 2015.