Glenn Greenwald is a former constitutional lawyer and co-founder of The Intercept and The Intercept Brasil.
Glenn led the Guardian reporting that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for exposing and explaining the information leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden about mass electronic surveillance programs. He has won numerous awards for his NSA reporting, including the top investigative journalism award from the Online News Association, the Esso Award for Excellence in Reporting (the Brazilian equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize), and the Pioneer Award from the Electronic Frontier Foundation. As well, he has earned the George Polk Award for national security reporting and Brazil’s Vladimir Herzog Human Rights Award.
His book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the US Security State (Metropolitan Books) was a New York Times bestseller. His most recent book is Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom and Justice in Bolsonaro’s Brazil (Haymarket Books, 2021).
He currently publishes his investigative reporting and analysis at Substack: greenwald.substack.com and is a columnist for the Brazilian journal Carta Capital.