Brendan Meyer is a freelance writer based in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at the Missouri School of Journalism, and has written for such newspapers and magazines as The Dallas Morning News, ESPN, Casper Star-Tribune (Wyo.), Bleacher Report and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He has primarily served on enterprise and sports beats. In 2018, he received the Michael Brick Storytelling Award. His work has also been recognized by The Best American Sports Writing 2020.