Christian Britschgi is an associate editor at Reason who covers property rights, housing policy, transportation policy, and regulation. His writing has appeared in The American Conservative, The College Fix, The Lens, Watchdog.org, The Orange County Register, the Daily News, the New York Post, Jacobite, and the Wall Street Journal. His reporting has been cited by The New York Times, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, and the U.S Congress’ Joint Economic Committee.
His 2020 essay on the portrayal of developers in film (“Why Does Hollywood Hate Real Estate Developers?”) won the Los Angeles Press Club’s annual journalism award for Arts/Culture Feature over 1,000 words.
He was a 2020 Novak Journalism Fellow at The Fund for American Studies. His project for the fellowship “Coronavirus and Leviathan” focused on government overreach during the pandemic and local resistance efforts to that overreach.
Christian graduated from Portland State University with a degree in political science in 2016. He worked briefly in public relations before moving into journalism by way of an internship at Reason’s D.C. office.