Gerald Porter Jr.

Consumer Reporter


Gerald Porter Jr. is a consumer reporter for Bloomberg News in New York. He covers packaged-goods companies such as Clorox and Procter & Gamble in addition to the beauty industry. His reporting over the past year has explored the rapid changes in consumer behavior, supply chain issues challenging the industry and economic consequences of the pandemic. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he worked for the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Tribune. A Chicago native, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied journalism and creative writing.