Bruce Rushton, 41, has been a journalist since 1987, working for newspapers in Tacoma, WA, St. Louis, MO and Phoenix, AZ. Specializing in investigative reporting, he covers government, law enforcement and courts in addition to business stories. His work has been honored by Investigative Reporters and Editors, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Missouri Bar Association, the Missouri Press Association, the Arizona Press Club, the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists and the Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists. In 2001, he received a Gerald Loeb Award for his coverage of the financing of Internet pornography. When he's not at work, he enjoys riding motorcycles and collecting vintage record albums. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he received a bachelor's degree in American Studies.