Nicholas Whitaker
Media Outreach Lead


  • Journalism tools and privacy
  • Media

Nicholas Whitaker is a media outreach lead at Google. Before joining the tech giant in 2010, Whitaker spent the previous decade producing, directing, editing, and shooting videos and still images for news, commercial, entertainment and advocacy media. Whitaker has also been a professor at Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts, and Marymount Manhattan College, teaching courses in video production, new media and media theory. He earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from The New School University, with a focus in documentary filmmaking and media theory, and his master’s from New York University, where he specialized in politics, propaganda and new media. His website is