Lachlan Cartwright was editor at large for The Daily Beast from July 2021 to January 2024. From May 2018 to July 2021 he was a senior reporter and covered stories at the nexus of power, crime, celebrity and justice. He created and helmed the must-read media newsletter Confider and was formerly an executive editor at American Media Inc. Prior to that he was a column editor and reporter at the New York Daily News and before that a reporter at the New York Post and a reporter and news editor at The Sun in London.