John Pope is the chief audience officer of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. He oversees the digital and communications team that strives to deepen the Bulletin’s relationship with its existing audiences and expand that audience. Before joining the Bulletin, John was the director of the Peace and Security team at ReThink Media. In this role he and his team advised and assisted leading national security experts, organizations, and community advocates on their strategic communications and media outreach. Previously, John has worked at a variety of government, nonprofit, and political roles.
Pope is based out of Washington, D.C. and has lived there off and on since he attended American University where he earned a BA in international studies and MA in international communication.