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The Association of Cryptocurrency Journalists and Researchers

The ACJR is a professional body that recognises the best journalism and research on cryptocurrencies and blockchains.

We will be accepting members soon. Just sign up for our newsletter below so you know when memberships are open.

In the meantime, you can:

  • Get the ACJR newsletter highlighting the best work in the space. Edited by Leigh Cuen and Molly Jane Zuckerman.

  • Get the latest on our virtual events and meetups.

  • Join our increasingly garrulous Telegram group to talk about hot stories or cool research.

  • Follow us on Twitter and, um, retweet us.

  • Read about how the ACJR is structured and check out the list of founding members and officers.


About the ACJR

The ACJR is a professional body that recognises the best journalism and research on cryptocurrencies and blockchains.

The ACJR recognises that free markets are inextricably linked to the freedom of information.

We promote excellence in journalism and research in the field; support colleagues in the field; educate the industry on best practices; and explain the field to those learning about it.

The ACJR's founding interim officers are:

  • Leigh Cuen, Co-President

  • Joon Ian Wong, Co-President

  • Michael del Castillo, Co-Treasurer

  • Pete Rizzo, Co-Treasurer

  • Molly Jane Zuckerman, Co-Secretary

  • Zack Seward, Co-Secretary

The ACJR is a non-profit organization that is being registered as a 501 C (6) organisation in the state of New York, in the United States of America.

The ACJR is governed by its bylaws and its officers abide by a conflict of interest policy.


Founders

The ACJR has been funded by the collective contributions in capital, time and effort by its founding members. The organization thanks them.

Michael del Castillo — Associate editor, Forbes

Leigh Cuen — Independent journalist

Pete Rizzo — Editor at large, Kraken

Molly Jane Zuckerman — Content manager, CoinMarketCap

Camila Russo — Founder, The Defiant

Jon Rice — Editor in chief, Cointelegraph

Laura Shin — Founder, Unchained

Michael McSweeney — Managing editor, The Block

Joon Ian Wong — Independent journalist and researcher

Zack Seward — Managing editor, CoinDesk

Josh Quittner — Editor in chief, Decrypt


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