Ex-BuzzFeed biz editor Gara joins Facebook
Tom Gara, the former business editor at BuzzFeed News who left this summer, has been hired by Facebook.
Gara will be technology communications manager working in the office of the company’s chief technology officer.
Before joining BuzzFeed, Gara was editor, corporate intelligence at The Wall Street Journal where he edited and wrote for the publication’s business section. He also served as gulf news editor for the Financial Times.
Gara has also worked as a reporter for FT Tilt and as a senior reporter at The National covering tech and telecommunications, with focus on internet startups of the Arab world.
In addition, he also served as associate editor and president at Egypt Today/Business Egypt Today and AIESEC Egypt, respectively.
Gara graduated from University of Adelaide with a degree in commerce, marketing and management.