Wired’s McKenna wins Cohn Prize

Maryn McKenna, senior writer at Wired and a widely published journalist and author specializing in public health, global health, and food policy, has been selected to receive the 2023 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting. In selecting McKenna from an extraordinarily competitive field of nominees, the judges hailed her reporting and writing […]

Wired EIC Lichfield is departing

Wired editor in chief Gideon Lichfield sent out the following on Wednesday: Dear WIRED Ones, As those of you who were in the all-hands today have already heard, I’m sad to tell you that I have decided to move on from my role as EIC of Wired. I want to begin focusing more of my energies […]

Social media manager Whitcomb departs Wired

Alex Baker-Whitcomb is the senior social manager at Wired, is leaving after more than six year. He worked on overall strategy for social platforms ranging from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to Apple News and Flipboard. Previously he worked at Facebook, Oculus, and served as the media director for a stock car racing tour. He holds […]

Wired hires Marco as executive editor of news

Wired has hired Meg Marco to be executive editor of news. She has been editor-in-chief of the Observer for the past two years. Marco previously worked at ProPublica, where she was the senior editor managing audience strategy, social and editorial newsletters. She was also a co-editor of the coronavirus coverage that was a finalist for the […]

Wired reporter banned from Twitter after reporting on hack

A reporter at Wired magazine has been banned from Twitter after he wrote that anti-trans activist Matt Walsh had his Twitter account hacked, reports Matt Novak of Forbes. Novak reports, “Dell Cameron, a senior writer at Wired who covers Big Tech, wrote about the hack on Wednesday and even interviewed the person allegedly responsible for posting to Walsh’s account. […]

Deadline club names finalists in biz reporting categories

The finalists that were selected from the entries to the Deadline Club’s 2023 Awards Contest in the business journalism categories are listed below. Winners will be announced at the Club’s annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 18, at the Harvard Club. Business Feature Bustle “Last Girlboss Standing” Courtney Rubin, Kat Stoeffel, Charlotte Owen Fortune “Private […]

Speight joins Trusted Reviews as a computing editor

Trusted Reviews has hired Adam Speight as a computing editor. In his new role, he will cover laptops, peripherals, PC components, monitors, and more. Recently, Speight was a product writer and reviewer at Wired. Previously, he worked at Trusted Reviews from May 2019 till November 2020. During this time, he held the posts of staff […]

Sprankle joins as editor at Brit + Co

Haley Sprankle has joined San Francisco-based media company Brit + Co as an editor. Recently, she was a product writer at Wired. Before that, Sprankle was an editor at Policygenius. She worked as an updates writer at Wirecutter and an entertainment news writer at Viacom. Sprankle graduated from the University of South Carolina. Connect with […]

How Wired plans to use, and not use, AI

Gideon Lichfield of Wired writes about how the magazine will use artificial intelligence software. Lichfield writes, “We do not publish stories with text generated by AI, except when the fact that it’s AI-generated is the whole point of the story. (In such cases we’ll disclose the use and flag any errors.) This applies not just […]

Sneider named staff editor for Wired’s Ideas section

Eve Sneider, a research editor at Wired, is now editing for its Ideas section. She joined in January 2020 as an editorial assistant. Previously, Sneider interned at The Blade. She also served as a reviews editor, features editor, managing editor and editor in chief of The Yale Herald. Sneider graduated from Yale University. Connect with […]