Biz journalist Vella joins Polestar in media relations
Business journalist Matt Vella has been hired by Polestar, which develops electric performance cars for Volvo, where he will be responsible for global media relations.
Vella most recently was executive editor at Time overseeing enterprise reporting projects. He had been the magazine’s business editor from 2013 to 2014 and then was an assistant managing editor.
“In my years of covering technology and business, I’ve never come across a company as unique as Polestar,” said Vella in a statement. “It’s both an ambitious and agile start-up, as well as a firm backed by the expertise and credibility of its parent company to make good on its significant promises.”
Vella worked at BusinessWeek from 2007 to 2009 as a reporter in the innovation and design section, Before that, he worked briefly for The Wall Street Journal’s online operation and as a reporter writing features and spot news for BusinessWeek.com.