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 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 Glendale, and when he’s not working he enjoys “mucking about with my wife, an IPS school teacher, and my son, an IPS kindergartener.”

Quick facts:

Favorite movie: The Blues Brothers

Favorite TV show to binge-watch: Columbo

First job: Delivering the Northside Topics


2021 Year in Review: Lessonly, KAR among tech dealmakers

Indiana’s tech sector hit a red-hot cycle of mergers and acquisitions, pushing the number of deals well past marks set in 2018, 2019 and 2020 by the end of 2021’s third quarter. Experts said the M&A activity spoke to how the state’s tech sector had matured, as well as the gobs of cash burning holes in investors’ pockets.

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