Bryan Gruley is a reporter-at-large for Bloomberg Businessweek in Chicago, writing about a wide array of subjects. Since joining the magazine in September 2011, he has written about sex among demented people in nursing homes, oilman Harold Hamm, a medical marijuana entrepreneur, the struggles of Best Buy, alleged piracy king Kim Dotcom, the rise of Chobani yogurt, so-called pink slime in beef, and hockey stick design.
Previously, he spent nearly 16 years with The Wall Street Journal, as a reporter and editor in the Washington Bureau and later as the chief of the Chicago Bureau. He shared in the Journal's 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He has won numerous other awards for his journalism. He is also the author of two award-winning mystery novels, Starvation Lake and The Hanging Tree, as well as the forthcoming The Skeleton Box.