Conor Kenny is the managing editor of Congresspedia, a wiki-based, citizen's encyclopedia on Congress that anyone can edit but which is overseen by professional editors. Congresspedia is a joint project of the Center for Media and Democracy and the Sunlight Foundation. Activists, bloggers, researchers and "regular citizens" collaborate on Congresspedia to report on and watchdog Congress. As managing editor, Conor works with the citizen editors to administer and add content to the wiki, fact-checks contributions, recruits new participants and reports on the activities of Congress on his blog.
Previously, Conor was a researcher for the Congress Watch division of Public Citizen, a national, non-profit public-interest organization. At Congress Watch he spent several years researching and reporting on influence and corruption in the federal government. Conor studied political economy at Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA and Deep Springs College in California. He is based in Washington, DC.