Jon Allsop

Contributing Analyst

Jon Allsop is a Contributing Analyst for NewsGuard and a freelance journalist. He most recently reported on the media for the Columbia Journalism Review (to which he still contributes on a freelance basis) in New York, and prior to that interned on the copy desk at BuzzFeed News. Originally from the UK, Jon graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in political science in 2015. He briefly worked on the “Remain” campaign in the country’s European Union membership referendum in 2016, before completing a master’s at Columbia Journalism School. While in graduate school, Allsop worked on a nationwide investigation into the U.S. lottery industry, publishing stories in the Hartford Courant, the New York Daily News, and PennlLive.com, and sharing in National Headliner and SPJ Connecticut awards. Allsop is currently traveling on a Pulitzer reporting and research grant.