News editor, author of the Eight@8 newsletter and host of the IBJ Podcast

King is on his second tour of duty with IBJ, having served as its real estate and arts reporter from 1996 to 1999 and rejoining the paper in 2009. Over 35 years working for newspapers and magazines across the country, he has covered most beats on the typical masthead, including business, sports, city government, arts and consumer issues. He lives near Broad Ripple, and when he’s not working he enjoys traveling with his wife, an IPS high school teacher, and his son, an IPS second-grader.

Quick facts:

Favorite movie: “The Blues Brothers”

Favorite TV show to binge-watch: “Columbo”

Favorite book: “That Is All,” by John Hodgman

First job: Delivering the Northside Topics

Walk-up music: “Life’s Been Good to Me So Far.”


Made in Indiana: Roasted duck by Maple Leaf Farms

History: The company was founded in 1958 by Donald Wentzel, who bought a poultry plant in northern Indiana after deciding to leave the feed trade in Chicago, where he had sold duck feed to farmers on Long Island. He saw how inefficient and costly it was to transport feed cross-country from the Midwest. Wentzel thought […]

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