Ian Kullgren is a reporter for Bloomberg in Washington, D.C, where he covers the US workforce and federal economic policy. His reporting appears in Bloomberg Law, Tax, Government, the Bloomberg Terminal and Bloomberg.com.

He was previously a reporter for POLITICO, where he covered national employment and immigration policy during the Trump administration.

Prior to 2016, Ian was a reporter at The Oregonian in Portland, Oregon, where he covered Pacific Northwest politics. He was part of a team that covered a 41-day standoff with armed militants at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, earning the Associated Press Media Editors grand prize for news reporting in 2017.

He is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he ditched most of his classes to work on The State News, the student newspaper (his transcript reflects this). In school, Ian was an intern at the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire in Washington in 2013 and also covered Ohio politics for The Columbus Dispatch, where he completed one of the first in-depth journalistic projects on heroin deaths in the Midwest.

Reach him at ikullgren@pm.me, follow him on Twitter @IanKullgren and connect with him on LinkedIn.