Simon McCormack joined the NYCLU in 2015. For the last four years, he was an editor at The Huffington Post where he covered criminal justice issues including prison reform, solitary confinement and police brutality.
He received a B.A. in criminology from the University of New Mexico in 2007 and a M.A. in journalism from New York University in 2010.
Prior to moving to New York, McCormack worked for two years at the Weekly Alibi, an alt-weekly in Albuquerque covering news, local politics and music.
McCormack’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Village Voice, Brooklyn Paper and other publications.