Zach Stafford

Editor in Chief
The Advocate

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Zach Stafford is editor-in-chief of INTO, a digital magazine launched by Grindr in 2017. Previously, he was at OUT Magazine and an award-winning investigative reporter at The Guardian where he covered justice, violence and social issues. Often requested for radio and podcasts, Zach has appeared on the BBC, CNN and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He is also the co-editor of the bestselling book Boys, An Anthology, and photo-essay book, When Dogs Heal, which explores the lives of HIV+ people and the pets that saved their lives.

2016 Pulitzer Prize, National Reporting, Homan Square Investigation, co-nominee with Pulitzer award winner, Spencer Ackerman
2016 Society for News Design, Silver Award, Homan Square Investigation
2016 Excellence and Innovation in Visual Storytelling, Online New Association, Finalist
2016 The Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award, Online New Association, Finalist
Investigation of the Year, Global Editors Network, 2016, Shortlist

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