Wired announces editorial promotions

Wired editorial director Kate Drummond sent out the following on Thursday: Hi All – Please join me in congratulating several of your colleagues on their well-earned promotions. Andrew Couts is now WIRED’s senior editor for security & investigations: In this newly created role, Andrew will still run our world-class security coverage and report to Tim Marchman. […]

Wired reporter Grey departs

Jaina Rodriguez Grey, who writes for the Gear section at Wired, is leaving the publication after five years. During her time at Wired, she developed and established new coverage areas including sex tech. She built out a contact network in a sex tech industry that was understandably skeptical of a mainstream outlet suddenly showing so much […]

Wired adds travel coverage

Alan Henry, director of special projects at Wired, wrote the following: Hello, and welcome to WIRED Travel, WIRED’s new destination for coverage of all things transportation, aviation, vacation, and more. Of course, innovations in travel technology, from next-generation electric vehicles to fuel-sipping, climate-friendly aircraft, are all mainstays of WIRED’s coverage already. But we’re excited to pull […]

Perplexity plagiarizes Wired story about Perplexity

Tim Marchman of Wired magazine writes about how artificial intelligence company Perplexity plagiarized a Wired story that called the company a “bullshit machine.” Marchman writes, “After we published the story, I prompted three leading chatbots to tell me about the story. OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Anthropic’s Claude generated text offering hypotheses about the story’s subject but noted that they had no […]

Wired seeks a senior writer to cover China

Some of the most consequential shifts in technology—across e-commerce, automotive, social media, AI, and beyond—are happening in China. Wired seeks a writer to cover this incredibly consequential landscape, with a particular focus on how China shapes technology for the entire world, and the US response to its rising dominance. You’ll cover China-based companies with a […]

Wired seeks a multiplatform producer in London

The Producer, Multiplatform is responsible for creating vertical videos from ideation to delivery and across multiple platforms including TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, WIRED.com, and other emerging social platforms. This role will both curate archival assets and create original video, working closely with WIRED’s integrated US/UK newsrooms to identify reporting across our verticals that has the […]

Wired seeks an editor to lead business and industry coverage

Wired is seeking an experienced editor to lead our business and industry reporting. Reporting to Wired’s executive editor for news, this is a senior management position with oversight of 12+ reporters and editors across our US and UK teams. In this role, you will be responsible for both the big picture and the smaller details. […]

News editor Temperton among the Wired layoffs

News editor James Temperton has been laid off at Wired magazine. “I can’t thank my colleagues enough for all the incredible work, the compassion, and the support,” he wrote on LinkedIn. He has been based in Montreal for the past two years and previously served as deputy editor. Before that, he held the posts of reporter, acting […]

CalMatters hires Johnson as its first tech reporter

Khari Johnson has been hired by CalMatters to be its first technology reporter. He will start later this month. He most recently has been at Wired magazine covering artificial intelligence. Johnson previously was a senior staff writer at VentureBeat, where he has covered artificial intelligence as well as the intersection of ethics and policy as well […]

Wired names Barrett its executive editor

Wired global editorial director Katie Drummond sent out the following on Monday: All – I’m thrilled to share two very exciting updates about WIRED’s leadership team. First up: Brian Barrett is returning to WIRED, his one true and rightful home, as our executive editor. Brian will jump right into the mix when he starts on January 16th, overseeing […]