The Atlantic

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    "The Atlantic will be the organ of no party or clique, but will honestly endeavor to be the exponent of what its conductors believe to be the American idea." 
    —James Russell Lowell, November 1857 

    For more than 150 years, The Atlantic has shaped the national debate on politics, business, foreign affairs, and cultural trends.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1857
    HQWashington, US
    Websitetheatlantic.com
    Employee Ratings3.7
    Culture scoreA

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (May 2020)512(+2%)

    Key People/Management at The Atlantic

    Logan Elsass

    Logan Elsass

    Executive Director, Planning and Partnerships
    Gina Bulla

    Gina Bulla

    Associate Video Producer
    Hershlay Raymond

    Hershlay Raymond

    Associate Manager
    Adriana Rodriguez

    Adriana Rodriguez

    Senior Director, Data Engineering
    Jason Goldstein

    Jason Goldstein

    Lead Revenue Developer
    Deb Felsenthal

    Deb Felsenthal

    Lead Revenue Developer
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    The Atlantic Office Locations

    The Atlantic has offices in Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and in 3 other locations
    Washington, US (HQ)
    2700F E St NW
    Chicago, US
    Chicago, IL, USA
    Los Angeles, US
    Los Angeles, CA, USA
    New York, US
    New York, NY, USA
    San Francisco, US
    San Francisco
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    The Atlantic Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1857
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    The Atlantic Online and Social Media Presence

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    The Atlantic Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      A

      85/100

    • CEO Rating

      C

      70/100

    • Compensation

      A-

      81/100

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    The Atlantic News and Updates

    The Atlantic is seeing surging subscriptions and has a billionaire backer, yet it's still cutting 17% of staff. Here's what it means, and what it doesn't.

    The Atlantic just laid off 17% of its staff after seeming to be doing everything right as a modern publisher, with a diversified business and billionaire backer in Laurene Powell Jobs. But recent subscription gains came too late and weren't enough to offset deep declines in its advertising and eve…

    The Atlantic lays off almost 20% of staff

    The Atlantic is laying off nearly 20% of staff, according to an internal note from David Bradley, the publication's chairman, that was obtained by Axios.Why it matters: It's the latest media company that's been been forced to take drastic measures to survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus…

    The Atlantic Ocean's 'Conveyor Belt' Stirs Up a Science Fight

    Researchers are debating the best way to monitor the ocean currents that sweep through the Labrador Sea—and may foretell the planet's climate future.

    A Storm Named Dennis Intensifying In The Atlantic Right Now Could Break Records

    Only days after Storm Ciara pounded Europe with a deluge of rain and winds up to 95 mph, a new bomb cyclone storm named Dennis could provide an unwanted encore.

    The Atlantic Ocean’s 18th Tropical Storm Of 2019 Developed On Tuesday

    Tropical Storm Sebastien formed in the western Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, becoming the basin’s 18th named storm so far this hurricane season.

    Another Unusual Storm Forms Out In The Atlantic During Odd 2019 Hurricane Season

    Subtropical Storm Rebekah formed far out in the northern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday afternoon, becoming this hurricane season’s 17th named storm.
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    The Atlantic Blogs

    Dear Graduates, Never Wait Your Turn

    Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series of commencement addresses commissioned by The Atlantic for students who will not be able to attend their graduations because of the pandemic. Find the collection here. Congratulations to the class of 2020. This is the point where I’m supposed to projec…

    For Schools, the List of Obstacles Grows and Grows

    As schools around the world cautiously reopen, we in the United States are seeing an unsettling glimpse of our future. Some images filtering in from other countries are deeply depressing (French children cordoned off in white squares on a playground) while others evoke wary amusement (Chinese childr…

    The Advice That Most 2020 Commencement Speakers Won’t Give

    Esteemed Class of 2020, your commencement speaker this year should be a destroyed celebrity or the Fool from King Lear. Someone whose inside is on the outside, someone who’s kind of already died. Instead it’s fallen to me. So let’s see.Do I offer commiseration to this groundbreakingly screwed genera…

    Revenge of the Obamacrats

    Sarah Blesener / The New York ​Times / ReduxWashington legend has it that bureaucrats and political operatives overwhelmingly stay in issue advocacy or politics after their bosses leave office. But that notion is decades out-of-date. These days, many top officials who leave the D.C. swamp go directl…

    We Need to Grieve One Hundred Thousand Deaths

    Two years ago, after becoming sick with a virus that led to pneumonia, my 71-year-old father died unexpectedly of a blood clot at NYU’s hospital. My brothers and I didn’t get a chance to say goodbye, and on the day of my father’s death in March—one of those balmy days when the pivot from winter to s…

    The Many Faces of the ‘Wine Mom’

    (Keith Trumbo / Condé Nast via Getty)She’s a mother and she drinks wine. Technically, that’s all it takes to join the ranks of “wine moms,” and yet the phrase has come to represent so much more than motherhood and wine enjoyment.A wine mom, alone, is someone who likes a drink to take the edge off of…
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    The Atlantic Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was The Atlantic founded?

      The Atlantic was founded in 1857.

    • Who are The Atlantic key executives?

      The Atlantic's key executives are Logan Elsass, Gina Bulla and Hershlay Raymond.

    • How many employees does The Atlantic have?

      The Atlantic has 512 employees.

    • Who are The Atlantic competitors?

      Competitors of The Atlantic include ProPublica, Financial Times and Huffington Post.

    • Where is The Atlantic headquarters?

      The Atlantic headquarters is located at 2700F E St NW, Washington.

    • Where are The Atlantic offices?

      The Atlantic has offices in Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and in 3 other locations.

    • How many offices does The Atlantic have?

      The Atlantic has 7 offices.