John Light

John Light

John Light is a writer and editor for Bill Moyers’ website. His work has been published by The Atlantic, Grist, Mother Jones, Salon, Slate, UN Dispatch, Vox, Worth, and Al Jazeera, among other outlets, and has been broadcast on Public Radio International. Much of his recent work has looked at the science and policy of climate change. Before joining the Moyers team, John produced public radio stories for New York's WNYC and worked as a news blogger for Grist. His work has been supported by grants from The Nation Institute Investigative Fund and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards, and has been included in ProPublica's #MuckReads collection. He grew up in New Jersey, studied history and film at Oberlin College, and got his master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. Last updated July 2017



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