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Nick Penniman

Chief Executive Officer, Issue One

Nick Penniman's headshot.

Prior to founding Issue One, Nick was the founder and executive director of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, director of the Schuman Center for Media and Democracy, publisher of the Washington Monthly Magazine, director of the Alliance for Democracy and an editor at various publications, including the American prospect and the Lincoln Journal. He is coauthor of Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy And What We Can Do About It and writes and appears regularly in various media outlets. He serves on multiple nonprofit boards, including OpenSecrets, and is a trustee of St. Lawrence University.