Hannah Bloch-Wehba is the Stanton Foundation National Security Fellow at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. She litigates, researches, and writes in the areas of law, technology, and free expression. Much of her work focuses on transparency and accountability for law enforcement, privacy rights, and newsgathering.
Bloch-Wehba is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and New York University School of Law. She previously worked at an international law firm in Houston, Texas, and has also worked at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and at the Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Practice. Before law school, Bloch-Wehba was a freelance editor and translator and worked at the foreign policy magazine Internationale Politik at the German Council on Foreign Relations. She got her start fact-checking photo captions for People Magazine at the tender age of 18.