Columnist and author Michael Wolff joins Guardian US

The Guardian today announced the addition of Michael Wolff, renowned columnist and Rupert Murdoch biographer

The Guardian today announced the addition of Michael Wolff, renowned columnist and Rupert Murdoch biographer. The announcement was made by Guardian US Editor in Chief Janine Gibson. In his new role, Wolff will write a weekly column appearing in the editorial section of the Guardian – Comment is Free.

"I have long believed and often written that the Guardian is the world's most interesting newspaper," said Wolff. "I've been honored to write as a Guardian contributor for many years and I'm delighted to now be present on a regular basis," added Wolff.

Wolff's columns and articles have appeared in various publications including: Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, British GQ and Wired. Wolff also founded a curatorial news site, providing easy-to-digest news briefs on the day's biggest media stories. He has won two National Magazine Awards and been nominated three times. His books include The Man Who Owns the News, the best-seller Burn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet and Autumn of the Moguls.

"We are delighted that Michael Wolff is joining us and bringing years of experience to our growing US team," said Gibson. "Throughout his career, Michael has shone a light on controversial topics, people and stories, and we welcome his unparalleled knowledge of big media to our editorial line up."

Wolff joins other high-profile journalists including Naomi Wolf and Ana Marie Cox, announced by Guardian US in recent months. The appointments are part of the Guardian's commitment to create a hub of award-winning, internationalist journalism for US readers.

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Notes to editors:
About Guardian US: Guardian News & Media (GNM) is the publisher of the US news website It publishes the award-winning Guardian and Observer newspapers and website in the UK. Guardian US, the digital operation in New York, was created with the aim of combining the Guardian's internationalist, online journalism with US voices and expertise. Guardian US creates a hub for Guardian readers in the US, merging the innovation and energy of a start-up with ground-breaking journalism and the backing of the Guardian brand.

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