A.C. Thompson has been a reporter for 12 years, mostly in the San Francisco Bay area.
In 2006-2007, he was an investigative reporter for SF Weekly.
For eight years before that he worked in a similar role for the San Francisco Bay Guardian. His work has also appeared in a number of national magazines.
His work received the George Polk Award for local reporting in 2005.
Thompson is co-author of the book Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA’s Rendition Flights.