Portrait of Mark Leibovich

Mark Leibovich

Mark Leibovich was the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine before departing The Times in December 2021. Based in Washington, he specialized in national politics, media and profiles of figures in public life. Before joining the magazine, he was a political correspondent in The Times’s Washington bureau, where he covered, among other things, the presidential campaigns of 2008 and 2012, the Obama presidency and the so-called swamp of Washington. He is the recipient of the of the National Magazine Award for profile writing.