Betsy Reed is editor-in-chief of The Intercept, an investigative digital publication dedicated to providing uncompromising, often adversarial, reporting on big business, government and the ways they intersect. Previously, she served as executive editor of The Nation, where she led the magazine’s award-winning investigative coverage. Since joining The Intercept, the organization has won numerous distinctions, including a National Magazine Award and Reed's inclusion among the "2016 Good 100”, a list of world-changers published by Good Magazine, which called The Intercept, "a last bastion of the fourth estate.”
As a book editor, Reed has many credits, including two international bestsellers by Jeremy Scahill, Blackwater and Dirty Wars. Reed also co-edited the New York Times bestseller Going Rouge: Sarah Palin, An American Nightmare with Richard Kim.