Brett Forrest writes about national security and investigative subjects for the Wall Street Journal. He was formerly a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine, where he was a member of the editorial staff that won the 2017 National Magazine Award for general excellence. Forrest was co-director/producer of the ESPN/ABC true-crime documentary, Pin Kings, an Emmy nominee, as well as its related episodic podcast. He is the author of The Big Fix (William Morrow), an international crime bestseller in development as a feature film at FOX. His international affairs writing has appeared regularly in periodicals including Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, National Geographic, the New York Times Magazine, Time, Wired, Fortune, Foreign Policy, and Playboy. For a decade, Forrest was stationed abroad, in Russia, Ukraine, and Brazil. He has reported from nearly 50 countries, and his articles have been syndicated in more than 30 languages. His work has appeared in The Best American Science and Nature Writing.
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