Bloomberg Businessweek hires NYT tech writer Stone
Brad Stone, a technology correspondent for the New York Times, has been hired by Bloomberg Businessweek to cover the same topic and company coverage from the magazine’s San Francisco bureau. He will start Aug. 2.
“Brad is one of the top journalists in his field and brings a deep knowledge of the tech industry to Bloomberg Businessweek,” said Josh Tyrangiel, editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, in a statement.
Stone joined The Times in December 2006. He covers Internet trends and consumer technology from the newspaper’s San Francisco bureau. In addition, he contributes to the Times’ technology blog, Bits.
From 1998 to November 2006, Stone served as the Silicon Valley Correspondent for Newsweek magazine, writing for the technology and business sections of the magazine and authoring an online column, Plain Text, on evolving digital lifestyles.
Stone, a Cleveland native, is a Columbia University graduate. He is best known for breaking the story in 2007 that Forbes writer Dan Lyons was the writer of the “Fake Steve Jobs” blog.