Thomas Gounley


Denver, Colorado

Thomas Gounley

Reporter based in Denver, Colorado


The Man Who Reinvented Meth

Bob Paillet's 'Nazi method' spread across the county. Until now, we hardly knew anything about him.
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What it's like to appear on TV's 'Cops'

James Anthony Townsend — he goes by Tony — didn't watch his television debut on "Cops" Saturday night.
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Thomas Gounley

I'm a reporter based in Denver, Colorado. You can reach me at

In October 2017, I joined the staff of BusinessDen, a regional business news publication. I primarily cover commercial real estate, development and litigation.

Prior to joining BusinessDen, I spent five years on staff at the Springfield News-Leader, the daily newspaper in Springfield, Missouri.

I've done freelance work for BuzzFeed, Vice, Atlas Obscura and Food+City magazine.

I'm a graduate of the University of New Hampshire.