Tim O’Brien has been named publisher of Bloomberg View, a new role at the site. O’Brien comes to Bloomberg View from The Huffington Post, where he had served as executive editor for the past two years. Prior to his time at HuffPost, O’Brien was the editor of The New York Times’ business section.
“Tim is an outstanding addition to our team: he’s an innovator with extraordinary skills as a journalist and as a promoter of journalism,” said David Shipley, executive editor of Bloomberg View, in a statement. “We’ve spent the last two years establishing View as a vital hub for thoughtful opinion and analysis. Tim will help us engage even more readers around the globe.”
At Bloomberg View, O’Brien will be tasked with promoting and growing the site.