Gene Demby is a journalist who specializes in race in America. He is currently the lead blogger for NPR's Code Switch team.
Before coming to NPR, he was the managing editor for Huffington Post's BlackVoices. He later covered politics. Prior to that, he reported for the New York Times.
While working for the Times in 2007, Demby started a blog about race, culture, politics, and media called PostBourgie, which won the 2009 Black Weblog Award for Best News/Politics Site.
Demby attended Hofstra University.