About


po2_0833-edit-x3_kimKevin Gray is a writer and editor who covers business, crime, politics, Hollywood and foreign affairs. He specializes in hard-to-land interviews and deep-dive investigative features.

Mr. Gray has tracked down and profiled the world’s youngest president, Joseph Kabila, in war-torn Congo; infiltrated a sex-slave trafficking ring in Romania; trekked the banana jungles of Colombia to write about Chiquita’s illegal financing of militias; motorcycled across Mongolia and covered the plight of its million homeless orphans; witnessed the drug gang execution of two cops in Nuevo Loredo, Mexico; profiled an Austrian gigolo who seduced, videotaped and blackmailed a married billionaire BMW heiress; and traveled to Nigeria with Goldman Sachs executives looking to finance women-owned businesses.

Mr. Gray’s work has appeared in Details; New York; The New York Times Magazine; The New York Times Style section; Wired UK; People; Newsweek; The Washington Post; USA Today; Men’s Journal; and The Hollywood Reporter.

Mr. Gray is currently Executive Editor at Popular Science, focusing on feature stories in the areas of military technology, energy and crime fighting on the dark web. Prior to that, he served for three years as a contributing editor at Men’s Journal. In 2006, Mr. Gray helped launch Conde Nast Portfolio, a well-received business magazine where he served as a staff writer and an editor. In 2000, he helped re-launch Details magazine, and served as its senior features writer and later as its assignment editor. He has also worked as a producer at CNN. He started his career as a newspaper reporter in New Rochelle, New York.

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