Will Potter

Will Potter is an investigative journalist and author based in Washington, D.C, who specializes in the animal rights and environmental movements, and civil liberties post-9/11. His work has been featured in the world’s top media outlets, including the Washington Post, National Geographic, and Rolling Stone.

Will has been invited to testify before the U.S. Congress about his reporting, as the only witness opposing the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, and he has spoken about his investigations of “ag-gag” laws before the Australian Parliament. His reporting has overturned criminal prosecutions, and his book, “Green Is The New Red,” was described in Counter-Terrorism Unit surveillance documents as "compelling and well-written.”

This year he was selected as a TED Senior Fellow, and also awarded the prestigious Knight Fellowship in Law Reporting.


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