Chris Stokel-Walker

Chris is a highly sought-after freelance journalist, regularly contributing to the BBC,

WIRED, The Economist, The Guardian, Medium and Newsweek. He is best known for breaking major news about YouTube and often reports on the site for television, radio and podcasts. 

Chris is the author of YouTubers: How YouTube Shook Up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars, a book that documents the rise of YouTube and the people who have made their names on it, tracking how the platform has changed over the years from a repository for funny home videos to a whole new facet of the entertainment industry. In doing so, it offers insight into the life of a YouTuber – at times hilarious, at others deadly serious.