We’re delighted to announce that Caroline O’Donovan is joining The Post’s tech team to cover Amazon and Microsoft.
Washington Post hires O’Donovan to cover Amazon, Microsoft
Washington Post business editor Lori Montgomery, deputy business editor Damian Paletta, technology editor Christina Passariello, and deputy technology editor Laura Stevens sent out the following on Wednesday:
Caroline also spearheaded a collaborative project at BuzzFeed on YouTube’s recommendations algorithm that helped jumpstart BuzzFeed’s Tech + News Working Group.
Before joining BuzzFeed, Caroline was a staff writer at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab, where her coverage of new models for journalism was honored by Syracuse University’s Mirror Awards. Before that, she worked as a journalist in Chicago, where she freelanced for various publications including Chicagoist, Gaper’s Block, and the Atlantic, and held a fellowship at WBEZ Chicago Public Media where she reported on everything from pedicabs to public housing.
A native of New Jersey, Caroline graduated from the University of Chicago with a double major in political science and English. She lives with her husband near Berkeley, where her hobbies include thrift shopping, swimming, playing tennis and exploring California history. She’ll work out of our San Francisco newsroom and will spend time as appropriate in Seattle.
Please join us in welcoming Caroline to The Post. Her first day is May 31.