Forbes hires USA Today’s Mandaro to run SF bureau
USA Today tech and science editor Laura Mandaro has been hired by Forbes as assistant managing editor for technology and innovation, based in San Francisco, reports Sara Guaglione of Publisher’s Daily.
Guaglione writes, “She will be responsible for hiring four additional writers to beef up Forbes’ coverage on tech and innovation. Mandaro will take on her new position October 29.
“‘Every conceivable industry is being disrupted today, and we’re relentlessly focused on telling the stories of the people who are doing the disrupting,’ stated Forbes Chief Content Officer Randall Lane. ‘Technology is the cornerstone of our coverage.’
“Before USA Today, Mandaro oversaw the markets and investing team of reporter and editors at MarketWatch.
“Mandaro succeeds Miguel Helft, who left the position earlier this year. Mark Coatney, filling the role in the interim, will now spearhead this fall’s launch of Forbes’ new podcast slate.”
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