Nick Penniman

Founder and CEO

Prior to founding Issue One, Nick was director of the Alliance for Democracy, an editor at the American Prospect, Washington director of the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy, the founder and executive director of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, and publisher of the Washington Monthly. In 2016, he coauthored Nation on the Take, which was widely embraced, from liberal New York Times columnists to Republican senators. He appears regularly in the media and serves on multiple nonprofit boards, including the Center for Responsive Politics, and is a trustee of St. Lawrence University.