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Kevin Baron Named Exec Editor of Atlantic Media’s Defense One

Atlantic Media’s new military and defense site  — Defense One — has an editor. Kevin Baron, most recently Foreign Policy’s national security reporter and E-Ring blog author, is joining the site as its executive editor.

“Atlantic Media, with its commitment to high quality journalism and a digital pedigree, is the right media company to address the evolving needs of this community into the future,” said Baron, in a statement. “I could not be more pleased to join this important venture.”

Baron is also the vice president of the Pentagon Press Association and a two-time George Polk Award winner.

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