Geoffrey King

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Non-Residential Fellow
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Geoffrey King leads the Internet and technology policy program at the Committee to Protect Journalists. Based in San Francisco, he protects the rights of journalists through advocacy, public education, and engagement with policymakers worldwide. 


Prior to joining CPJ, King served as staff attorney with First Amendment Project, where he litigated matters involving the freedoms of speech, press, and petition. King is also a documentary photographer whose work has focused on human rights and social movements. 


In addition to his work as an advocate and journalist, King serves as a visiting lecturer at UC Berkeley, where he teaches courses on digital privacy law and policy and the intersection of media and social change. 


King holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications, Phi Beta Kappa and with Highest Distinction, from UC Berkeley. He earned his law degree from Stanford Law School.