John A. Light

writer and digital journalist

Portfolio site for journalist John A. Light

I'm an editor at Talking Points Memo, where I oversee the site's subscription program, TPM Prime. 

Before that, I was a writer and producer for Bill Moyers’ online publication, Moyers & Company, where I co-produced the Bill Moyers in Conversation podcast and wrote articles.

Before joining the Moyers team, I produced public radio stories for New York's WNYC and worked as a newsblogger for Grist.

My writing has also been published by The AtlanticGristMother Jones, Reuters, SalonSlateVox, Worth, and Al Jazeera, and broadcast on Public Radio International. My work has been supported by grants from The Nation Institute Investigative Fund and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards, and has been included in ProPublica's #MuckReads collection. I grew up in New Jersey, studied history and film at Oberlin College, and got my master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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