Zach Schonbrun is a journalist who writes regularly for The New York Times, covering sports and business. His work has also appeared in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, ESPN the Magazine, SB Nation Longform, VICE, Newsday, The Athletic, and Yahoo! Sports, among other publications.
Zach is the author of The Performance Cortex, which explores the neuroscience of motor skills, and was published by Dutton/Penguin Books in April 2018.
Zach has covered five Final Fours, the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA postseason, US Open tennis and championship golf -- among numerous other events -- for the Times, as well as regularly contributing coverage of New York's professional and college teams. He also writes occasionally for the Times' Business Day section on topics in advertising, retail and travel. Zach has authored six articles that have appeared on the front page of The New York Times.
Zach received a B.A. in Economics from Syracuse in 2009 and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia in 2011.
He lives in New York City with his wife, Missy, their dog, Luke, and their new baby boy.
Zach is represented by Carol Mann at the Carol Mann Agency.