After passing $1.5 million in their crowdfunding campaign, The Young Turks announced the hiring of David Sirota, Dylan Ratigan, and Jonathan Larsen on Thursday’s show. Sirota and Ratigan will contribute to The Young Turks as news commentators while Larsen joins as the network’s first managing editor. They join Nomiki Konst, Shaun King, Ryan Grim, and Michael Tracey as TYT’s latest hires.
The crowdfunding campaign started in December. The Young Turks is $500,000 away from reaching it’s goal of $2 million.