OLD Media Moves

Quartz hires Truong as West Coast tech reporter

November 21, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Alice TruongAlice Truong, Fast Company’s West Coast correspondent, has been hired by the business news site Quartz.

She will start her new job — Quartz’s first San Francisco-based tech reporter — in December and report to tech editor Dan Frommer. Truong had been with Fast Company since July 2013.

She previously was a special contributor for USA Today, writing a tech column and hosting an online gadgets show.

Prior to moving to San Francisco, Truong reported in Chicago, Washington D.C., New York City and Hong Kong where she worked as a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal. She has written about a number of subjects, including technology, real estate, politics and personal finance.

Truong graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with two degrees: a master’s in business reporting and interactive storytelling, and a bachelor’s in print/online reporting and political science.

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