Kathleen Miles
Executive Editor

Kathleen Miles is the executive editor of Noema Magazine. She leads the team that launched Noema both online and in print in early 2020. Based in Los Angeles, Noema is published by the Berggruen Institute.


Previously, as senior editor of The WorldPost, Miles lead a team of editors in New York, working closely with Washington Post editors in DC, to publish daily op-eds, features and videos from around the world in The Washington Post. Earlier in New York, Miles worked as an editor and reporter for HuffPost, covering politics, business and the environment. Before HuffPost, she was a news producer on Patt Morrison’s daily public radio program at the NPR affiliate KPCC.


Prior to venturing into journalism, Miles was a district representative for Congressman Adam Schiff; English, History and Humanities teacher with Teach for America; field investigator at the National Labor Relations Board; and political action coordinator for the International Ironworkers during the Kerry presidential campaign. She studied international political economy at U.C. Berkeley. She can be reached on Twitter at @mileskathleen.


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November 28, 2012
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November 21, 2012
Jim Humes made history Wednesday by becoming the first openly gay justice to be appointed to serve on the California Court of Appeals. Rosendo Peña also made history b...
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November 9, 2012
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving regarded as one of the biggest shopping days of the year, may be dramatically different this year. Organizers are planning a na...
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November 9, 2012
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November 6, 2012
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November 5, 2012
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October 30, 2012
The Los Angeles Unifed School District (LAUSD) has just lost out on $40 million of free federal money because the teachers union has declined to sign the district’s R...
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October 29, 2012
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October 26, 2012
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October 19, 2012
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