Greg Hittelman is Director of Communications at Enough, the project to end genocide and crimes against humanity (EnoughProject.org), and at The Sentry (TheSentry.org), a global investigative team co-founded by George Clooney. Greg is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and Forbes, and has spoken at numerous conferences, events and panels including the Milken Global Conference and the Pacific Council. His work has focused on the rising nexus of human rights, wildlife protection, the environment, transnational crime, and international security.
A multidisciplinary strategist with expertise in media relations, advocacy campaigns, crisis communications, creative production, and media training, Greg works with companies, non-profits, institutions, executives, experts, entrepreneurs, celebrities, and thought leaders to shape public discourse and amplify innovative ideas to global audiences. Known for crafting high impact narratives pegged to the cultural moment, he has placed thousands of articles, op-eds, and interviews in the world's most influential media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, TIME, National Geographic, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CNN, PBS, NPR, and BBC. In 2017, he and his communications team at The Sentry were awarded the PR News Award for Best Non-profit Campaign for The Sentry’s investigative report “War Crimes Shouldn’t Pay.”
Greg is director of the documentary “Willful Infringement,” an exploration of cutting edge intellectual property issues. The film originally premiered at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, was part of a Mandatory Continuing Legal Education program in 22 states, and is in libraries at 60 academic institutions including Princeton, Berkeley, and Stanford.
Previously, Greg was Deputy Director at the Conflict Awareness Project, an independent investigative initiative that tracks major arms traffickers and transnational criminal operations.
Greg grew up on a ranch in Northern California, graduated with honors in English Literature at the University of California at Berkeley, attended the advanced filmmaking program at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, and holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in New York. He currently resides in Washington, DC.
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