Jacob Weisberg is a political journalist. He began his career while at Yale University, working for the Yale Daily News. After graduating, he attended New College, Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship.
He has been a freelance journalist, a commentator on National Public Radio. He worked for The New Republic, and he has contributed to The New York Times Magazine and a Vanity Fair. He has been a columnist for the Financial Times. He also worked for Newsweek in the London and Washington bureaus. He is currently the CEO of Pushkin Industries, a media company focused on audio content, which he co-founded with Malcolm Gladwell.