The author of DB Cooper and the FBI - A Case Study of America's only Unsolved Skyjacking, Bruce A. Smith, has been an investigative reporter since 2006, first at The Dispatch in Eatonville, Washington and then at his online news magazine, The Mountain News - WA, (www.themountainnewswa.net).
Prior, Bruce a professional storyteller, was the 1997 National Storyteller of the Year, 2nd runner-up, and the 1998 National Storytelling Champion, runner-up.
Before moving to Washington State in 1990 to study with Ramtha the Enlightened One, Bruce was a recreation therapist in various psychiatric settings in New York.
He was also the owner and founder of Sandsifter, a beachcleaning service based along the sandy shores of Long Island, New York and New Jersey.
He currently resides in the foothills of the Cascades of Washington State.