Journalist; Author, The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart; Contributing Editor, The Daily Yonder
Bill Bishop is an author and journalist. He co-wrote The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart with retired University of Texas sociologist Robert G. Cushing. Bishop has worked as a reporter at The Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg, KY; as a columnist at the Lexington, KY, Herald-Leader, and on the special projects staff of the Austin, TX, American-Statesman. He and his wife, Julie Ardery, owned and operated The Bastrop County Times, a weekly newspaper in Smithville, TX. They also helped found The Daily Yonder, a Web-based publication covering rural America.