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NICK BAUMANN

nickbaumann@gmail.com | (202)-630-2380

EXPERIENCE

The Huffington Post (May 2015-Present)
Senior Enterprise Editor
Senior newsroom leader coordinating the development, reporting, editing, and publishing of
enterprise, investigative and feature stories for the world’s largest news website. Run 13-reporter
team focused on the intersection of politics and policy. Work with writers of all levels across the
organization. Launched email newsletter to highlight original reporting, narrative writing, and
breaking news that grew to approximately 200,000 subscribers in less than a year. Edited stories
that won the 2015 Knight Award for Public Service and the 2017 Writer’s Guild award. Supervised
a six-month investigation of jail deaths that was a finalist for 2016 Livingston Award.

Mother Jones (July 2007-May 2015)
Senior Editor (June 2013-May 2015); Previously News Ed., Associate Ed., Assistant Ed., DC Fellow
Planned coverage and edited, mentored, and managed more than a dozen journalists at leading
national news website and investigative journalism magazine. Helped turn small, San Francisco-
based magazine’s website into respected, widely read source for daily political news. Wrote more
than 1000 items for print and online. Broke news on torture, health care, the 2011 Tucson shooting,
elections, the White House emails scandal, and abortion politics—including the 2011 "forcible rape"
controversy. Pioneered "explainer” coverage of breaking news events. Promoted four times.

The Economist (Sept. 2006-May 2015)
Blogger, Writer, Blog Editor, Editorial Intern
Wrote hundreds of posts for Gulliver, which the London Times recognized as one of the web’s best
business travel blogs. Wrote about business, travel, and American politics for the print magazine,
website, and other Economist Group properties. Helped launch The Economist's US politics blog.

The Washington Monthly (Feb. 2007-July 2007)
Editorial Intern, Editorial Assistant
Researched and fact-checked dozens of articles and wrote for the magazine.

Yale Daily News (2002-2006)
Reporter, Columnist, Production Designer, and Sports Editor
Managed more than 30 writers, edited hundreds of articles, supervised coverage, and worked more
than 35 hours each week to publish an acclaimed daily sports section. Wrote more than 140 articles,
designed hundreds of pages, and covered the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

EDUCATION

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; B.A. in history, May 2006
Additional coursework in political science, international relations, and philosophy. One of only 125
students chosen for the Directed Studies (great books) program.

ACTIVITIES

Eagle Scout, 2010 Loyola Journalism Law School Fellow, 2011 Thomson Reuters Terrorism and
Global Security Fellow, 2011 Fulbright Berlin Capital Program Fellow, 2015 National Press
Foundation Precision Medicine Fellow. Parent.