NY Post hires Wayt to cover technology
The New York Post has hired Theo Wayt to cover technology news.
He will start next month. Wayt is the third hire this month on the Post’s business desk.
Wayt is currently a senior reporter for business and economics and social sciences for The Academic Times, a higher education news startup.
He used to cover banks, investment funds and insurance companies for a financial newswire called Fastinform. He has also reported for the Associated Press, NBC News, Vice, Gothamist and Business Insider, covering topics like New York City politics, artificial intelligence, fracking and U.S.-China relations.
In addition to his reporting, Wayt has fact-checked for Public Books and commissioned essays for NBC News’ online opinion section.
He graduated from New York University in 2020 with degrees in journalism and music.