Journalist Bradley Hope is the co-author of Billion Dollar Whale, the definitive account of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad financial scandal, and Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman’s Ruthless Quest for Global Power. He is also the author of The Rebel and the Kingdom: The True Story of the Secret Mission to Overthrow the North Korean Regime. Hope co-founded Project Brazen, a journalism studio and production company that has published award-winning podcasts and is developing multiple documentary series and film adaptations of its work.
Before starting Project Brazen, Hope spent seven years breaking stories and leading investigations at the Wall Street Journal in New York and London. Prior to that, he covered the Arab Spring from Cairo, Tripoli, and Beirut. He began his career as a police reporter at The New York Sun in Manhattan. Hope is a Pulitzer finalist, Peabody nominee, and a winner of the Gerald Loeb Award for International Reporting.