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Skyler Aikerson

Copy Editor / Digital Producer

Skyler Aikerson is an editor and writer based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Sam Biddle

Technology Reporter

Sam Biddle is a reporter focusing on malfeasance and misused power in technology.

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Daniel Boguslaw

Politics Reporter

Daniel Boguslaw is an investigative reporter focusing on corruption at the highest levels of government and industry.

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David Bralow

General Manager

David Bralow is a media law lawyer and educator located in New York.

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Rodrigo Brandão

Senior Director, Communications and Strategy

Rodrigo Brandão is a communications professional and media strategist based in New York City.

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Thomas Crowley

Membership Communications Manager

Thomas Crowley leads communications for The Intercept’s membership program and is based in New York.

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Ryan Devereaux

Senior Reporter

Ryan Devereaux is an investigative journalist based in Tucson, Arizona.

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Lee Fang

Investigative Reporter

Lee Fang is a journalist with a long-standing interest in how public policy is influenced by organized interest groups and money.

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Laura Flynn

Supervising Producer, TI Podcasts

Laura Flynn is an audio producer and reporter.

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Vanessa Gezari

National Security Editor

Vanessa Gezari is an editor and writer based in New York.

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Ali Gharib

Senior News Editor

Ali Gharib is a Brooklyn-based journalist.

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Ryan Grim

D.C. Bureau Chief

Ryan Grim is an editor based in Washington whose work has focused on influence and corruption.

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Akil Harris

Senior Research Engineer

Akil Harris is a senior research engineer at The Intercept.

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Roger Hodge


Roger D. Hodge is an editor and writer based in New York City.

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Philipp Hubert

Creative Director

Philipp Hubert is a graphic designer who has worked with a global client base on publishing, arts, and culture products.

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Murtaza Hussain


Murtaza Hussain is a national security reporter.

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Andrea Jones

Senior Editor

Andrea Jones is an editor focused on criminal justice, reproductive rights, immigration, and the environment.

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Ken Klippenstein

Investigative Reporter

Ken Klippenstein is a D.C.-based investigative reporter focusing on national security.

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Rashmee Kumar

Managing Editor

Rashmee Kumar is a journalist based in New York.

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Akela Lacy

Politics Reporter

Akela Lacy is a journalist based in New York.

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Micah Lee

Director of Information Security

Micah Lee is a technologist with a focus on operational security, source protection, privacy, and cryptography.

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Peter Maass

Senior Editor

Peter Maass is a senior editor who writes on war, media, and national security.

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Miroslav Macala

Chief Operating Officer

Miroslav Macala is a New York-based senior executive focusing on business strategy and operations, originally from the Czech Republic.

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Schuyler Mitchell

Newsroom Associate

Schuyler Mitchell is a journalist based in Brooklyn.

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José Olivares

Lead Producer, TI Podcasts

José Olivares is an audio producer and reporter based in Brooklyn.

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Nausicaa Renner

Deputy Editor

Nausicaa Renner is an editor and writer based in Washington, D.C.

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James Risen

Senior National Security Correspondent

James Risen is a journalist based in Washington, D.C.

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Alyxaundria Sanford

Audience Engagement Producer

Alyxaundria Sanford is an audience engagement producer based in Brooklyn, New York.

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Jeremy Scahill

Senior Correspondent and Editor-at-Large

Jeremy Scahill is an investigative reporter and war correspondent.

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Jon Schwarz

Senior Writer

Jon Schwarz is a writer based in Brooklyn.

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Liliana Segura

Senior Reporter

Liliana Segura is a journalist and editor with a longtime focus on the failings and excesses of the U.S. criminal justice system.

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Michael Sherrard

Senior Membership Director

Michael Sherrard is a digital organizer and fundraiser.

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Nara Shin

Senior Copy Editor

Nara Shin is a journalist based in New York City.

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Jordan Smith

Senior Reporter

Jordan Smith is an award-winning investigative journalist based in Austin, Texas.

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Alice Speri


Alice Speri writes about U.S. foreign policy, abuses by military and security forces, and the repression of dissent.

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Elise Swain

Photo Editor

Elise Swain is a multimedia journalist based in New York City.

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Margot Williams

Research Editor for Investigations

Margot Williams is a journalist and research editor who was part of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams at the Washington Post.

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