Daily Dot promotes Crimmins to senior reporter

The Daily Dot has tapped Tricia Crimmins to serve as a senior reporter. Recently, she served as a staff reporter. Crimmins joined in June 2021 as a reporter to write assigned news hits for the IRL section, covering TikTok, Twitter and Instagram, and to pitch and write news features. She is part of the adjunct […]

Daily Dot hires Jefferson as executive editor

Whitney Jefferson has joined The Daily Dot as an executive editor. Recently, she was managing editor at BuzzFeed News, where she worked for 11 years. Previously, Jefferson was an associate editor at Jezebel. She interned at and then served as an associate editor at Gawker. She also interned at Sports Illustrated. Jefferson graduated from the […]

Tolentino departs Daily Dot for NBC News

NBC News has hired Daysia Tolentino as a reporter for its culture and trends team. Recently, she edited the “Creator Economy” newsletter at The Daily Dot. Tolentino joined The Daily Dot as a freelancer in March 2021 and became part of the staff full-time in June 2021 as a newswire editor for weekends and evenings. […]

The Daily Dot is looking for writers

We are looking for another batch of pitches at the intersection of internet culture, sports, race for our Presser project at The Daily Dot. ABOUT THE COMPANY A part of the ESPN+ Black History Always Collection, Presser is The Daily Dot’s dedicated section that dissects internet culture and features minority figures shaping society, from creators […]

Daily Dot staff writer Losciale departs

Marisa Losciale, a staff writer at The Daily Dot, has left after 5 years. Previously, she held the post of e-commerce writer. She was also a contributing writer and photographer, and then an editorial director at Spoon University. She has also interned at the Legislative Gazette and has freelanced for The Greenpoint Gallery. She was […]

Daily Dot taps Thalen to cover tech

Mikael Thalen has joined The Daily Dot full-time as a staff writer covering all things technology. Thalen has eight years of experience covering various topics, including technology, foreign policy, politics, misinformation, and internet culture. He has previously also freelanced for The Daily Dot reporting on a wide-range of topics, including everything from breaking news to […]

Tolentino joins The Daily Dot as a weekend editor

Daysia Tolentino has joined The Daily Dot as a weekend editor running news operations on the weekends. Previously, she was working freelance for various platforms, including The Daily Dot, Vulture and InStyle. Tolentino has also interned at NBCLA, Studio 71 – LP, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston Magazine, MuckRock and OneAvenue.TV. She has also […]

Daily Dot hires Crimmins as reporter

Tricia Crimmins has joined The Daily Dot as a reporter for the IRL section. She comes from Moment Magazine where she was an intern. Before that, she was an entertainment editorial fellow at Mashable. Crimmins has also interned at Complex Networks, Study Breaks, Mic and the U.S. House of Representatives. Crimmins is a B.A. from […]

Amrita Khalid has a new gig covering tech at Quartz

Amrita Khalid has started to cover tech at Quartz.  Aimed at business leaders, Quartz, founded in 2012, offers a suite of digital products focusing on the global economy.  Until now, Khalid has been working as a contributing writer to Engadget for eight months. Prior to that, she has worked as a freelance journalist, as a […]