Biz journalist McCarthy named executive editor of MIT Tech Review
Business journalist Megan McCarthy has been named executive editor of the MIT Technology Review.
She starts Feb. 20 and will report to editor in chief Gideon Lichfield.
Most recently, McCarthy was head of editorial strategy at Alley Interactive, an agency that builds digital platforms for publishers.
Before that, McCarthy was deputy managing editor of Fortune.com, and she had been deputy technology editor at Reuters, where she did everything from editing tech stories to managing the homepage of Reuters.com.
“Her experience and ideas will be invaluable to us in establishing MIT Technology Review as not only the leading voice on how new technologies will affect the world but also as a powerhouse of journalistic creativity and innovation,” said Lichfield in a statement.