Accepting: Steve Clemons, Editor at Large

In the shift from print to digital in the world of journalism, no one has been more of an innovator in using its reputation and convening power to bring together leaders, thinkers, and doers to grapple with the most urgent and complex issues of our time. Creating an event strategy that leverages its 159-year legacy, Atlantic Live has been experimenting with new formats and gathering styles in its more than 100 annual events, including its Washington, New York, and Aspen Ideas Week concepts; CityLab, for the world’s most creative mayors and city.
Steve Clemons is the Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor in chief of AtlanticLIVE. He is a national security and foreign policy contributor to MSNBC and a senior fellow of the New America Foundation, where he was executive vice president until 2011. Clemons was previously executive vice president of the Economic Strategy Institute, senior policy advisor on economic and international affairs to former senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), and the first executive director of the Nixon Center. He is a member of the World Economic Forum Council on Geopolitical Risk and serves on the board of Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience.