One of the greats in modern journalism is moving from Wired to serve as the editor-in-chief of a new technology vertical for Ev Williams’ Medium.
As its most high-profile hire by far, Steven Levy will be writing long-form pieces for the platform-turned-publisher, while also commissioning stories from across the Internet, David Carr writes in The New York Times.
“It’s an opportunity to keep doing what I think I do best, but now I will be working with a start-up from one of the most talented founders in Silicon Valley,” Levy told the Times. “Part of the reason that I started talking to Ev is that Medium has been emerging in my media diet and in my social feeds. I’d like to harness some of what is already on the site and work with people I respect to create something that sticks out.”
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