TechCrunch’s Panzarino on its role in tech news

The Verge editor in chief Nilay Patel interviewed outgoingTechCrunch editor Matthew Panzarino about his job and the site. Here is an excerpt: How do you balance TechCrunch’s role? Because that always felt very difficult to do standalone journalism but then also be so deeply enmeshed in the industry as one of its most important elements. One of my pithy […]

Loizos named editor in chief of TechCrunch

Connie Loizos has been named editor in chief of TechCrunch. Loizos writes, “First, with this new appointment, we’re going to lean even more heavily into what we do best, which is to cover the rapidly expanding startup and VC scene. It’s a world I know well as the founder of StrictlyVC, a popular daily newsletter that […]

Silicon Valley Biz Journal hires Mendez as reporter

Andrew Mendez has joined the Silicon Valley Business Journal as a reporter to cover startup, venture capital, and small business. Recently, he was a multimedia reporting fellow at TechCrunch. Previously, Mendez interned at KUNR-FM 88.7, NPR’s radio station owned and operated by the University of Nevada, Los Angeles Times and Reno Gazette-Journal. He freelanced for […]

The Information taps Mascarenhas to cover VC and startups

The Information has hired Natasha Mascarenhas to cover venture capital and startups. She will start next month. Mascarenhas has been covering venture capital and startups, fintech and how money blends with culture, economic empowerment and access, for TechCrunch. She has been with TechCrunch since March 2020. She previously worked at Crunchbase covering venture capital and startups. Previously, she was […]

TechCrunch hires Sung as a senior writer

TechCrunch has tapped Morgan Sung as a senior writer. Her beat will include the creator economy, online communities, digital culture and the internet. Sung’s tweet reads: “i’m going to be offline for a few weeks, but after i emerge from my bog witch lair i’m joining @TechCrunch as a senior writer!” Previously, she was a […]

TechCrunch hires Franceshi-Bicchierai to cover cybersecurity

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai has joined TechCrunch to cover cybersecurity, hacking, surveillance and privacy. Recently, he was a senior staff writer at Vice Motherboard, where he covers hacking, cybersecurity, and privacy. Franceschi-Bicchierai had been with Vice Motherboard for more than seven years. Previously, he was a reporter at Mashable. Before Mashable, he was an intern at, where he wrote […]

TechCrunch seeks a senior writer/editor

TechCrunch is looking for a Senior Writer/Editor who can work with a team of crack editor and writer peers to cover scaled startups, public technology companies and venture capital. TechCrunch is one of the world’s foremost sources of information on emerging technology. This includes coverage of investment firms, investors, entrepreneurs and startups working to build […]

TechCrunch+ seeks an editor

This job is a hands-on role. The TechCrunch+ editor will engage with the TechCrunch+ writing staff from the point of ideation through publication, working with individual authors and guiding their output. Strong editing skills, and a willingness to work directly with journalists are critical. The managing editor of TechCrunch+ will be supported by the org’s […]

TechCrunch seeks a senior writer to cover cybersecurity

TechCrunch is looking for a Senior Writer/Editor who can work with a team of crack editor and writer peers to cover cybersecurity. This senior reporting role would cover a breadth of cybersecurity topics and news, independently and as a team, from information security to digital privacy, high-profile security incidents, new and undisclosed data breaches, and […]

Ramaswamy hired by Reuters Breakingviews to cover crypto

Lauren Silva Laughlin, U.S. editor for Reuters Breakingviews, sent out the following: Also joining Breakingviews is Anita Ramaswamy, who will be covering the cryptocurrency market and tech business. Anita comes from TechCrunch, where she has covered the digital currency and digital banking businesses from top to bottom, had a podcast, and spent a week last […]