Brian Sumers covers the global aviation business for Skift
from Los Angeles, with a focus on technology and innovation. Before joining Skift in June 2016, he wrote about airlines for several publications, including Conde Nast Traveler, Aviation Week, and the Los Angeles Times travel section.
Brian is a magna cum laude graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and he has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School. Earlier in his career, he reported for the Tampa Bay Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Los Angeles News Group, parent of the Los Angeles Daily News.