09/13/2013 11:58 am ET Updated Nov 13, 2013

From Rick Stengel To David Axelrod, All Of The President’s Journalists - The Daily Beast

These days, journalists don’t retire, they just join the Obama administration.

As Capital New York reported on Thursday, Time managing editor Rick Stengel is leaving the venerable newsweekly to become under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs. This is not the first foray into politics for Stengel, who has been the top editor at Time since 2006. He spent a year as a speechwriter on Bill Bradley’s presidential campaign in 1999–2000.