Alec Saelens

Contributing Analyst

Alec Saelens is a Contributing Analyst at NewsGuard. He is also a researcher with the Membership Puzzle Project, a New York University-based public research project studying how to optimize news for trust, where he published reports on nonprofit media models and strategies. He also co-founded the Bristol Cable, the UK’s first local media cooperative, where he worked as a journalist and member of the editorial team as well as operations coordinator until 2018.

Saelens has a masters in International Law from the School of Oriental Studies (UK) and a bachelor in International Relations from Sussex University (UK).