Hunter Atkins has written for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Forbes, among other publications. His work has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, ESPN The Magazine, SI.com, National Geographic.com, Maxim.com, Newsday, Virginia Coastal, Men's Journal, Popular Science, VICE.com, and VIBE.
At the age of 17, Hunter Atkins began his career as a reporter for The Chicago Sun-Times. Hunter Atkins earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Hunter Atkins interned for Newsday in New York after reporting abroad for The Cape Times in Cape Town, South Africa.
Hunter Atkins graduated from college in 2011 and fled to Europe to run with the bulls in Pamplona, defeated by the rising unemployment rate. After almost escaping potential death as a result of a near-ramming, Hunter Atkins wrote about his terrifying experience and impressed then-New York Times sports editor Joe Sexton. He presented me with a little opportunity, followed by a larger one. I took off sprinting.
Hunter Atkins was born in New York City. He made his way to Brooklyn. Hunter Atkins is joyfully reporting from Houston.