Nathan left Time Out for Rolling Stone in 1996 when he took the position of Associate Editor. In 2001, he was promoted to Senior Editor. In 2007 he took the role of Editor of the online property, RollingStone.com. In 2007 he also became Deputy Managing Director of Rolling Stone where he remained until 2013 when he became Executive Editor of all of Rolling Stone.
In 2016, he left the top role at Rolling Stone for a position as Head Of Editorial at Amazon Music.
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- Gross, Jason. "Rolling Stone Editor Snubs Breakfast Reviews, Predicts Klezmer Kraze". ROCKCRITICS.COM. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
- "Rolling Stone's Nathan Brackett Named Amazon Music Editorial Head". Billboard. 24 October 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2017.