Insider hires Barr as deputy tech editor
Insider has hired Bloomberg News journalist Alistair Barr as its deputy tech editor.
He will start in mid-May.
He joined Bloomberg in February 2016 and has been the Big Tech team leader, managing a team of reporters covering the largest U.S. technology companies, including Apple, Amazon and Google.
He won the Gerald Loeb Award in 2007 for his coverage of short selling and was a finalist in 2013 for scoops on the Facebook IPO. He also wrote about Google at the Wall Street Journal.
Barr was also a tech reporter for USA Today, and before that covered e-commerce at Reuters. Originally from Great Britain, he began his reporting on the finance side, working for Kiplinger’s, Bloomberg in London and then Marketwatch for several years before joining Reuters.