Colin appears regularly to speak on his areas of expertise and his award-winning reporting in international, national, and regional media outlets as well as television and film productions.
He has been a guest on PBS News Hour; CNN; BBC World Service’s News Hour; Chuck Todd’s Daily Rundownon MSNBC; NPR’s Weekend Edition, Morning Edition, On Point, Tell Me More, and 1A; C-SPAN; CBC’s As It Happens; DR Danish National Television, Al Jazeera, and Bloomberg Television. In New England, he was the inaugural guest for both Maine Public radio’s signature public affairs program, Maine Calling, and the New England News Collaborative’s eponymous weekly regional public radio program produced out of WNPR in Hartford.
He’s appeared as an expert on Discovery’s Expedition Unknown; TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are?, Smithsonian Channel’s Secrets; The History Channel’s How the States Got Their Shapes; VICE Media’s three-part pirate mini-documentary Guns, Rum and the Gallows; the original Netflix docudrama series The Lost Pirate Kingdom; and the forthcoming documentary feature film The American Question.
He’s been profiled or interviewed about his work by The New Yorker, The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Discover Magazine, Washington Monthly, Le Monde, El Pais, Denmark’s Zetland Magazin, Japan’s Sekai and Asahi Shimbun, Business Insider, The Week, Texas Monthly, Columbia Journalism Review, GameInformer and many other publications worldwide.