Jonathan Martin is leaving Politico for The New York Times. Martin has been with Politico since its debut, back in 2007. Martin is joining the Times as a national political correspondent.
In a memo announcing the hire, Carolyn Ryan, the Times’ political editor, wrote, “Jonathan is a natural for the role: he has an unending passion for politics, an intrepid journalistic spirit and an astonishingly extensive Rolodex.”
Martin most recently served as senior political writer for Politico. He was their main reporter on the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaign trail. Before coming to Politico, Martin worked at The National Journal’s The Hotline and at The National Review.
Martin has also talked politics on a variety of networks, including NPR, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, CBS and more.
Ryan’s full note is below.