Nick Penniman is Executive Editor of TomPaine.com, a public interest journal inspired by Thomas Paine, author of Common Sense and The Rights of Man.
Before joining TomPaine.com, he was Director of Moving Ideas Network and an associate editor of The American Prospect magazine. He also served as the director of the Alliance for
Democracy, a national grassroots organization that focuses on corporate
globalization and campaign finance reform. He formerly served as the editor
of the Lincoln Journal, a weekly newspaper published in Massachusetts, and
headed an investigative reporting team for the Community Newspaper Company.
He grew up in St. Louis, MO, and now lives in Silver Spring, MD.