After spending more than a decade in finance, Michael Volpe has worked as a freelance journalist since 2009. He's based in Chicago. He has worked with Chicago area publications such as the Chicago Reader, Patch, and the Northwest Indiana Times. Nationally, he's worked with the Daily Caller, Front Page Magazine, and Counter Punch.
In 2009, Volpe worked on a long expose of Dr. Anna Chacko, then a high level employee of the Pittsburgh VA Hospital. His expose helped lead to her dismissal from that hospital. His first book Prosecutors Gone Wild: The Inside Story of the Trial of Chuck Panici, John Gliottoni, and Louise Marshall was published in October 2012. Michael's second book, The Definitive Dossier of PTSD in Whistleblowers was published in February, 2013