Carl Bialik

Lead News Writer
FiveThirtyEight
Carl Bialik

@CarlBialik

Carl Bialik is the lead writer for news at the ESPN website www.fivethirtyeight.com, which he joined in December 2013. Before that, he wrote the Numbers Guy column for the Wall Street Journal for nine years. He has written regularly about sports analytics for FiveThirtyEight and, previously, the Journal, since 2009. He has been recognized for his work by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.