Prior to founding Issue One, Nick was the founder and executive director of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, Washington director of the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy, and publisher of the Washington Monthly
magazine. In 2016, he coauthored Nation on the Take
with Wendell Potter, which was widely embraced, from liberal New York Times columnists to Republican senators. He has served on multiple nonprofit boards, including the Center for Responsive Politics and the Homeless Empowerment Project.