Chris Jones ensures the Lab’s technology projects and tools drive impact in the field, with a special focus on investigations. Chris is an accomplished domestic extremism investigator targeting anti-government and extremist violence.
After leaving the Marine Corps in 2014, he worked as a photographer and investigative reporter covering Afghanistan and the rise of domestic extremism in America. His work is featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Vox.com, Pacific Standard, 100 Days in Appalachia and other outlets.
His coverage of domestic extremism in Appalachia won a 2021 National Edward R. Murrow Award.