Jens Erik Gould

Jens Erik Gould has been a correspondent at Bloomberg News, covering Mexico’s economy and drug war. He has also reported for TIME Magazine from Los Angeles and from Caracas, Venezuela for The New York Times, National Public Radio and Platts. The beats Jens Gould has covered have ranged from politics to the economy, from sports to music. He has reported from Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Vietnam, Honduras, the U.S. and other countries. He was also editor in chief of The Knife Media.

Originally from Los Angeles, Jens Erik Gould is also creator, producer and host of the documentary series Bravery Tapes, which tells stories of human struggle and courage. He graduated with Honors from the University of Michigan, has earned a Fulbright scholarship and has received two Pulitzer Center grants for reporting.

United States of America


The American Prospect

The Failure of Plan Colombia

If it weren't for the modern-day logos on some of the men's T-shirts, a snapshot of the Colombian village of La Balsa could be easily mistaken for a print taken a century ago....