Who I am & what I do

Chris Allbritton

I am an innovative and experienced Journalist & Communications Professional with a proven record of leadership in dynamic situations. Thriving on tight deadlines, I can adeptly manage projects, develop and implement strategic communication, and design and launch media plans. Strong editing, research, photography, and social media skills allow for a unique flair when presenting complex ideas in a straightforward way. My work has appeared in many major domestic and foreign publications, and I have a passion for humanitarian and socially progressive causes.

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Selected media

From blog posts to photo essays to annual reports and even entire websites, I can help you communicate your message more clearly and with greater impact, reaching exactly the audiences you want to reach.


What I'm good at

Working to make your voice heard.


Decades of experience under tight deadlines to land scoops, mentor writers, and develop long-form stories


Proven record of leadership managing projects, and developing and implementing strategic communication and media plans

Social Media

Digital pioneer, traffic builder, audience developer


A keen eye for the image with impact, story and heart


A flair for presenting complex ideas simply as well as a passion for breaking stories that challenge the status quo and hold the powerful accountable

Strategic Planning

Eager to work closely with policy and research, digital marketing, content, program and executive teams to develop messaging and plan media outreach


Great relationships

Some companies and organizations I’ve worked with.
Research areas in Nonproliferation, Technology and Trade, Resources and Climate, International Order and Conflict, Asia, and US Foreign Policy
Protecting civilians in their communities, on the battlefield, and in the halls of power
A communications agency with a single focus: CHANGE
Scoops, scandals, and secret worlds define the smartest tabloid on the Web
One of the world’s most trusted provider of answers, helping professionals make confident decisions and run better businesses
The Power of Story for standout PR, Marketing and Communications
Informing, guiding and engaging its audience with groundbreaking journalism
Reviews of technology and consumer products
The nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization


Don't take my word for it

Christine Bragale

Former Director of Communications – Mercy Corps
His go-get-them attitude ensures that we capitalize on various media moments to elevate Mercy Corps’ voice and perspective on the world events and issues that matter to us most.

Lee Hockstader

Editorial Board – Washington Post
He is a pioneer, having been among the very first American journalists to tap social media not only as a source of insight and connectivity but of funding — hard cash — for journalistic enterprise. That speaks to an entrepreneurial spirit rare among journalists, but which Chris has in spades.

Tobey Grumet-Segal

CNN Underscored
Chris is a professional, intensely passionate writer who will hand in only the most thoughtful and well-written pieces on time and with no problems.

Arik Hesseldahl

Vice President and Global Head of Multimedia and Content – SAP
Chris is a tough and thorough reporter and capable editor who knows how to get a good story any way he can.






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