John Smith is a professional writer, editor, researcher, journalist and novelist with over 20 years of writing experience. He is a native of New York City and a graduate of Queens College, where he majored in journalism. John got his start as a high school student reporting for The Leading Tribune. John first joined Byberry to help with as a copy editor. Before that, he worked as an independent journalist for various news blogs. As a staff writer, John Smith specializes is political news and opinion pieces. His areas of interest include politics, history, literature, entertainment and sports. John currently resides in Forest Hills, Queens, NYC.