About Jens Erik Gould
Jens Erik Gould is a business, politics and energy reporter who has covered the U.S. and Latin America for media outlets including Bloomberg News, The New York Times and TIME.
Jens began his reporting career covering Hugo Chavez from Caracas, where he was a regular contributor to The New York Times’ Business Day and covered the Venezuelan oil industry and OPEC for Argus and Platts. Jens was then a correspondent for Bloomberg News in Mexico City, covering Mexican politics, economics, energy and drug war.
Jens later returned to his hometown of Los Angeles, where he covered California politics and general news for TIME Magazine and time.com, interviewing a broad array of figures from Gov. Jerry Brown to entertainment figures.
Jens was also producer and host of Bravery Tapes, a web series that documents stories of people who rise up against adversity and was featured on MSNBC and in the L.A. Times. He produced and hosted a second video series called Jens Erik Gould Presents, which features interviews with top recording artists.
Jens Erik Gould has received two Pulitzer Center grants to report on global health issues in Honduras and Vietnam.
He is also a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose music can be found here.