Mark Leibovich is the Chief National Correspondent for the New York Times Magazine and the recipient of the National Magazine Award for profile writing. He is the author of three books, including the #1 New York Times best-seller This Town, about the political culture of 21st century Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Times magazine in 2012, Leibovich covered national politics in the New York Times’ Washington bureau. He previously worked at the Washington Post and San Jose Mercury News. He lives with his family in Washington, D.C.