Jared Keller

Jared Keller

Former Managing Editor

Jared Keller is the former managing editor of Task & Purpose. His writing has appeared in Aeon, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the New Republic, Pacific Standard, Smithsonian, and The Washington Post, among other publications.


When he’s not spearheading Task & Purpose’s gear review coverage, Jared covers military technology with an emphasis on the old and the weird.


Prior to joining Task & Purpose, Jared has worked as the social media editor for The Atlantic, the director of social media for Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek, a digital editor at Al Jazeera America, the digital director at Maxim magazine, and a contributing editor at Pacific Standard.


Jared graduated from Wesleyan University in 2009 with a degree in the College of Social Studies, an interdisciplinary program focused on social theory, economics, and politics.

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