Frank Rich to Join New York Magazine, Depart New York Times
He will be an essayist for the magazine, writing monthly on politics and culture, and serve as an editor-at-large, editing a special monthly section anchored by his essay. He will also be a commentator on nymag.com, engaging in regular dialogues on the news of the week.
Rich was the Times' drama critic from 1980-1993, and has since held a variety of positions at the paper, including being an op-ed columnist and a senior writer for The New York Times Magazine. His last column for the paper will appear on March 13.