The Information reporter Mathew Olson is leaving the technology news site to join New York University’s interactive telecommunications program this fall.
His last day will be July 1.
He joined The Information in 2021 and launched its newsletter on augmented and virtual reality.
His journalism career began with a freelancing gig at Wirecutter, followed by a role at Digg in 2016, where he covered tech, entertainment and internet culture at large. His work has included data-driven analyses of the Oscars, the animation business and an investigation of the Fyre Festival debacle.
In 2019, Olson joined the team at USgamer, tackling daily news alongside features on video game development, hardware, VR titles and arcades.
Olson studied economics at Reed College.