About Barry

Barry J Whyte is a journalist from Kildare, Ireland. He has worked for RTE.ie (the website of Ireland’s taxpayer-funded public broadcaster), The Phoenix (Ireland’s oldest news and current affairs magazine), and he has earned an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University’s Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. He used to be the web editor at Instititutional Investor magazine and is now a reporter at The Sunday Business Post. He only misses New York a little bit.

Most recently, he is the author of ‘Making the Weight: Boxing’s Lethal Secret,’ a 10,000 word investigative report on the practice of dangerous dehydration among professional boxers.