Jason Leopold

Senior Investigative Reporter • BuzzFeed News
Last edited December 14, 2020

Jason Leopold is an Emmy nominated investigative reporter on the BuzzFeed News investigations team and a member of the reporting team named a 2018 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in international reporting. Leopold’s FOIA work has been profiled by dozens of radio, television, and print outlets, including a 2015 front-page story in the New York Times. Politico referred to Leopold as “perhaps the most prolific Freedom of Information requester.” In 2016, Leopold was awarded the FOI award from Investigative Reporters & Editors and was inducted into the National Freedom of Information Hall of Fame by the Newseum Institute.