MIT Tech Review senior reporter Basu departs

Tanya Basu, a senior reporter covering the intersection of humans and technology at MIT Technology Review, has left. Her tweet reads: “So what’s next? I co-designed a strategic card game, Picky Eaters, with my husband this past winter. We, @lefoullc, are launching Picky Eaters on July 11 on @kickstarter. To be clear: I am *not* […]

Senior editor Ohlheiser departing MIT Tech Review

MIT Technology Review senior editor Abby Ohlheiser is leaving the publication to freelance. Ohlheiser has been with the publication since March 2020 covering internet culture. She previously worked at The Washington Post covering internet culture and as a general assignment reporter. Ohlheiser was also a staff writer for The Atlantic and a correspondent for the New Humanist. […]

MIT Technology Review hires Griggs as science editor

Mary Beth Griggs will join MIT Technology Review as a science editor. Recently, she was at The Verge, where she held the same post. Before that, Griggs was at Popular Science, where she worked as an assistant editor and associate editor. She also contributed to Popular Science’s website, covering stories related to natural disasters, science, […]

Silverman joins MIT Tech Review

MIT Technology Review has hired Amanda Silverman to oversee features and investigations. She previously was the editorial director (newsroom) for Mother Jones based in the San Francisco office. Before joining Mother Jones, Silverman worked as a story editor for Foreign Policy’s print magazine. Prior to that, she was the deputy editor of The New Republic.

O’Neill, who covered cybersecurity, departing MIT Tech Review

Patrick Howell O’Neill, cybersecurity senior editor for MIT Technology Review, is leaving the news organization. He has covered national security, election security and integrity, geopolitics, and personal security. Before joining the publication, he worked at the Aspen Institute and worked at CyberScoop covering cybersecurity from Silicon Valley and Washington DC. O’Neill was also a staff writer […]

Firth named executive editor, newsroom of MIT Tech Review

Niall Firth has been named executive editor, newsroom for the MIT Technology Review. He has been editorial director of digital at MIT Technology Review, where he oversees all of our online journalism and manages our reporting team. Previously he was chief news editor at New Scientist, where he also worked as technology editor. He also […]

Protocol hires MIT Tech’s Reilly as editorial director

Michael Reilly, the executive editor of MIT Technology Review, has been hired as editorial director of tech news site Protocol. “I’ve been blown away by what the team has accomplished so far, and am beyond excited to help take Protocol to the next level,” he wrote on Twitter. He has been leading MIT Tech’s editorial […]

MIT Technology Review is looking for writers

New call for pitches from MIT Technology Review, for our upcoming issue on mortality. Ideas for news, features, profiles, essays, and op-eds welcome. Deadline: 3 June 2022 ABOUT THE COMPANY The mission of MIT Technology Review is to make technology a greater force for good by bringing about better-informed, more conscious technology decisions through authoritative, […]

Patel joins the Daily Beast as editor for science and innovation

Neel Patel, a space reporter at MIT Technology Review, has left to take up the role of senior editor, science and innovation at The Daily Beast. Patel has also worked as a freelance science and tech journalist. He has also worked as a staff writer and then as an associate editor at He was […]

MIT Tech Review reporter Patel departs

Neel Patel, space reporter at MIT Technology Review, has left after more than 2 years. Previously, Patel has also worked freelance. He has also covered science and tech stories as a staff writer and was also an associate editor at He was also an editorial fellow at Wired and has interned at IEEE Spectrum […]