The Daily Beast has hired Taylor Hatmaker as its senior technology editor.
She has been a writer at TechCrunch since November 2016.
Hatmaker has reported on the tech industry for nearly a decade. Before TechCrunch, she was the tech editor of the Daily Dot. Prior to that, Hatmaker was a staff writer and deputy editor at ReadWrite, a tech and business reporter for Yahoo News, and the senior editor of Tecca.
At TechCrunch, she mostly covers privacy and government. Her editorial interests include censorship, digital activism, LGBTQ issues and futurist consumer tech.
She is a New York University graduate.