Christopher Tritto is a freelance journalist and communications specialist with a focus on long-form narratives, investigative reporting and character profiles. He has worked as a staff reporter with the St. Louis Business Journal in Missouri and the Charleston Gazette in West Virginia and has contributed to Outside magazine, Village Voice Media’s Riverfront Times, SportsBusiness Journal, Portfolio.com and Washington University Engineering Momentum. Tritto’s work has garnered two Best in Business Awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), more than a dozen awards from the Missouri Press Association, and special recognition from both American City Business Journals and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Born and raised in San Jose, Calif., Tritto graduated from UCLA in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in history. His undergraduate work included a year at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, where he studied English and American history and culture. Following an internship with the PBS interview show Charlie Rose and a job with Sunset magazine, Tritto moved to the Midwest for graduate studies at the University of Missouri School of Journalism where he earned a master’s degree in 2002. He is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and is accepting assignments.