Fellows & Editors


Adam Kushner

Saudi Arabia 2012
National Journal
Saudi Arabia

Adam Kushner is deputy editor of National Journal magazine in Washington DC, a weekly news magazine and associate website read widely by members of Congress, US government officials, and others interested in public policy issues.  He crafts the National Journal’s editorial mission and supervises coverage, including the magazine’s foreign policy and national security team. Prior to joining National Journal, he served as a senior editor at Newsweek in New York, editing foreign coverage. Earlier, Kushner covered ideas and trends for the Newsweek foreign desk as a senior writer.  From 2003 to 2007, Kushner held a variety of positions at The New Republic, including a post as assistant managing editor and, ultimately, managing editor/online. In that role, he oversaw a relaunch of TNR.com. Before that, he was a fellow-in-residence at the Poynter Institute. Kushner is a graduate of Columbia University and a native of New Orleans.


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