Steve Friess

Steve Friess is a veteran freelance journalist based in Ann Arbor, Mich., whose work appears regularly in the New York Times, Playboy, the New Republic and many others. He has held staff positions at newspapers in Rockford, Ill., Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale and Beijing, China, and has reported from more than 20 countries. Friess was a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan in 2011-12, then became a senior technology reporter for POLITICO in Washington D.C. before returning to the freelance life and to Michigan.