Gerry Doyle is the Assistant Business Editor for Asia at the International New York Times and has worked as a journalist for nearly 20 years in the United States, the Middle East, and Hong Kong. As a senior editor at The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi, he ran a team of reporters covering crime, courts and national security, which produced stories including the torture trial of Abu Dhabi royal Sheikh Issa bin Zayed, the progress against human trafficking in the UAE, and gasoline shortages in one of the world’s most oil-rich nations.
Before that, he worked for almost a decade at the Chicago Tribune, both as an editor and a reporter, and covered some of the city’s most high-profile stories, as well as the Chicago Police Department and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. While working at the Tribune, he also taught editing to graduate students at Northwestern University’s Medill school of journalism.
He holds degrees in journalism and philosophy from the University of Kansas and is an alumnus of the Dow Jones editing program.
His first novel, From the Depths, was published in 2007 and was named a finalist for best debut novel of the year by the International Thriller Writers.