John is an editor at large at Bloomberg News, where he is on the team that produces QuickTakes, a web-first hybrid of explainers and topic pages. He joined Bloomberg in July 2013 after 24 years at The New York Times, where he led the newspaper’s foray into topic pages on its website. He earlier worked as an editor on the Times’ metro, Washington, science, culture and special sections desks and wrote science and education articles. John began his reporting career as a stringer for the Associated Press in Nigeria. He has also worked at The Reporter Dispatch in White Plains, N.Y.; the SoHo Weekly News in New York City; the Hudson Dispatch in Union City, N.J.; and The Record in Hackensack, N.J.