Erik Rhey is a writer, editor, story development lead, and strategist for CNN, working on sponsored documentaries at Courageous Studios. He has written two novels and multiple magazine articles and TV pilots. He earned a BA in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and an MFA in creative writing from The New School. He has taught journalism and writing at NYU, Hunter College, and The Gotham Writer’s Workshop.
Unique traits: Journalist covering technology, business, and media; story development lead on short-form documentaries.