Ezra Klein is the editor-at-large and founder of Vox, the brand known for explaining the news and going deeper into the stories that define the world today. Klein focuses on writing, reporting, and podcasting, and offers creative guidance to Vox’s Emmy-nominated video programming. Vox.com is a subsidiary of Vox Media which has raised more than $307 million from Accel, Khosla Ventures, General Atlantic, and Comcast NBC Universal.
Since founding the brand in 2014, Klein has led Vox’s editorial organization and remains one of Vox’s most active and high-profile voices and creators. Over the past year, which marked the first presidential election in Vox’s existence and a critical period for political and news journalism, Klein interviewed President Obama from the White House, interviewed 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, launched two successful podcasts — The Weeds and The Ezra Klein Show — wrote 140 features and political analyses, created dozens of digital video analyses, hosted and curated two major policy conferences in DC, and appeared on more than a dozen television and radio programs and publications.
Previously, he founded The Washington Post’s popular “Wonkblog” and was a columnist for Bloomberg News.