Christopher Allbritton

Christopher Allbritton

christopher allbritton

Chris Allbritton has covered conflicts in Iraq, Lebanon, and Pakistan. As Reuters’s Pakistan bureau chief, he led the coverage of the killing of Osama bin Laden and broke stories on Pakistani cooperation in the U.S. drone war. His work on technology, Islam, the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy, and travel has appeared in Time Magazine, New York Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Popular Mechanics, the New York Daily News, the San Francisco Chronicle, Newark Star-Ledger, Singapore Straits Times, and Der Spiegel. 

Allbritton is a new media pioneer. In 2002, he founded the award-winning blog, which was among the first to use the crowd-funding model for journalism. He holds an MS in journalism from Columbia University and a BA from the University of Arkansas. For 2008-2009, he was awarded a Stanford University John S. Knight Fellowship.

Allbritton enjoys scuba diving and adventure travel and once journeyed across the Pacific—from Bangkok to Bogotá—by cargo ship.

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