Ian Sherr, an executive editor at tech news site CNET News, has been named an editor at large at the website.
“Now I’ll be writing and reporting even more stories I’m passionate about!” he wrote on LinkedIn.
Sherr has been writing about Microsoft, virtual reality and video games and managing coverage of social networking, Internet giants, cybersecurity, the sharing economy, venture capital and wearable tech.
Before joining CNET in June 2014, he wrote about consumer technology from The Wall Street Journal’s San Francisco bureau. He covered everything from video games to smartphones and computers made by Apple, Dell and Hewlett-Packard.
Before that, he covered microchip companies and the retail sector for Reuters news in its San Francisco and Chicago bureaus.
He’s a graduate of the University of California-Santa Cruz and the Cal-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.