IMG_0150 squareI’m a journalist and editorial consultant living in Amman, Jordan. Since October 2014, I’ve edited Latterly, an independent magazine reporting on human rights, politics and conflict. Our work has been co-published with and talked about by NewsweekSmithsonian Magazine, VentureBeat, the Columbia Journalism Review and others.

As a journalist, my work has appeared in NewsweekThe Boston GlobeThe Christian Science Monitor and The New York Times. I’ve worked on staff at the Bangkok Post, the South Florida Sun Sentinel and The Naples Daily News. As an editorial consultant, I’ve collaborated with a number of publications and NGOs, including UNHCR, Transparency International and Publish What You Pay. I edit the English-language edition of the Italian newspaper il manifesto.

I write a blog on technology and human rights for Medium members.

Along with my wife, I’ve lived and worked in the Dominican Republic, Thailand and, since April 2017, Jordan. I speak upper intermediate (B2) Spanish.

Contact me at benwolford@protonmail.com.