John Carpenter

Blue Sky Innovation
John Carpenter is a reporter for the Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Innovation. A veteran, award-winning Chicago journalist, he has covered everything from business new to education to transportation to politics to crime - often tackling the last two subjects at the same time! Before joining the Tribune last year, he launched the Homicide Watch Chicago website for the Chicago Sun-Times, which recently won a Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club. A native New Englander and graduate of Boston College, as well as Carlow University in Pittsburgh, he is a recovering former Little League coach.