OLD Media Moves

Corcoran named Forbes.com tech editor

August 15, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Forbes.com announced that Elizabeth Corcoran, contributing editor at Forbes magazine, is assuming the position of technology channel editor for Forbes.com. She will start in September.

“Elizabeth is a highly-respected journalist amongst her peers and the technology industry alike. Her understanding of the business and keen eye for interesting story content will bring immense value to business decision makers in Silicon Valley and elsewhere around the globe,” said Paul Maidment, Editor, Forbes.com. “We’re excited to continue to expand our senior-level editorial footprint by moving the Tech editor position from New York to Northern California.”

Corcoran is an award-winning journalist who joined Forbes as the magazine’s Silicon Valley bureau chief in 1999 and became a contributing editor in 2002. Previously Corcoran was a staff writer for The Washington Post. She joined the newspaper in 1994 and did award-winning coverage of the Microsoft antitrust case from Washington before establishing the paper’s Silicon Valley office.

Prior to joining The Washington Post, Corcoran was a Fellow in the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and served as a member of the Board of Editors of Scientific American. At Scientific American, she created and wrote a news section, essays on economics and a number of cover stories for the magazine.

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