Bruce Blythe is a Chicago-based financial and business journalist and editorial consultant. He is the founder and executive editor of Blythe Communications. Since 2014, he's been a senior writer, editor and storyteller for Accenture, one of the world's top management and technology consulting firms.
In 2013-15, Blythe was managing editor of The Ticker Tape., TD Ameritrade's investor and markets editorial news platform, and remains a contributing writer for the publication. From 2012-13, he was an editorial consultant for CME Group, helping to launch and manage an in-house news division featuring commentary and analysis on the various global benchmark futures and options contracts traded at CME.
Also, he was business editor for Vance Publishing's agricultural division. At Vance, he was based in Chicago and contributed to several news websites, including CattleNetwork, Drovers, Pork Magazine, Dairy Herd Management and the The Packer, covering the beef, pork, dairy and fruit/vegetable markets.
Before Vance, Blythe was assistant managing editor at Crain's Chicago Business. He has written freelance stories for Vine Line, the Chicago Cubs' monthly fan magazine. He also blogs at wrigleyvillecornking.wordpress.com.
Blythe was an assistant managing editor at Crain's Chicago Business from 2007-09. At Crain's, he directed coverage of Chicago-area companies, money managers and trading firms.
He was a reporter at Bloomberg News from 2001-07, where he covered major U.S. oil refiners, offshore drilling contractors, ethanol producers, grain processors and meatpackers for Bloomberg.
Before his time at Bloomberg, he was managing editor at agricultural Web portal and commerce site farmbid.com, a staff reporter/deputy editor at Reuters America Inc. and a staff writer/editor at Dow Jones Newswires.
Blythe graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Journalism and a minor in Agricultural Business.