First Look Media Hires Ex-AwesomenessTV Exec Drew Wilson As CFO

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First Look Media, the company behind the entertainment studio and journalism outfits Topic and The Intercept and Field of Vision, has hired Drew Wilson as Chief Financial Officer. He most recently worked as CFO as AwesomenessTV, and before that at Robert Johnson’s RLJ Entertainment and Discovery Communications.
At First Look, Wilson will oversee finance, strategic planning and business development for the multifaceted media company. He will be based at the company’s New…

Senator Bernie Sanders Is First Guest For Mehdi Hasan Podcast ‘Deconstructed’

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Attention, Bernie Bros: former presidential challenger and Senator Bernie Sanders will be the first guest on the new podcast Deconstructed, hosted by British journalist and author Mehdi Hasan and sponsored by The Intercept news organization. Hasan will also join The Intercept’s staff as a columnist and senior contributor.
The new podcast is envisioned as unpacking the consequential news of the week and challenging the mainstream media’s takes on American and global…

Senator Bernie Sanders Is First Guest For Mehdi Hasan Podcast ‘Deconstructed’

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Attention, Bernie Bros: former presidential challenger and Senator Bernie Sanders will be the first guest on the new podcast Deconstructed, hosted by British journalist and author Mehdi Hasan and sponsored by The Intercept news organization. Hasan will also join The Intercept’s staff as a columnist and senior contributor.
The new podcast is envisioned as unpacking the consequential news of the week and challenging the mainstream media’s takes on American and global…

NSA Contractor Charged for Leaking Russian Hacking Intel to News Site

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On the same day that The Intercept published details from a classified intelligence report on Russian efforts to hack U.S. voting systems just days before the November election, a federal contractor was charged with leaking the material. Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a federal contractor with Pluribus International Corporation, was charged with removing classified material from… Read more »

Glenn Greenwald’s the Intercept Unionizes With Writers Guild of America East

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The Intercept, the investigative journalism site founded by Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill, has voluntarily recognized the Writers Guild of America East as the collective bargaining representative of its 32-member staff. The guild said the Intercept’s decision to recognize the union came after a card check confirmed that a majority of the Intercept’s staff signed… Read more »