William Wheeler is an award-winning journalist and producer who has reported on political affairs around Africa and the Middle East, South Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, Global Post, Playboy Magazine, McSweeney’s Quarterly, TIME, USA Today and other outlets.
Most recently, he has worked on Ai Weiwei’s documentary, Human Flow, about the global refugee crisis.
He hosts the podcast “Detours: Conversations with Global Storytellers on Craft, the Road, and Bumps along the Way.”
Wheeler holds graduate degrees in journalism and international affairs from Columbia.