The Wall Street Journal has hired Shara Tibken as personal tech news editor, based in San Francisco
She spent nine years at CNET, most recently as managing editor of the CNET News team. She was the Apple beat reporter for six years, and covered Samsung and other mobile device makers. She’s had two journalism fellowships in Germany, and has written extensively about 5G and the digital divide.
She began her journalism career at Dow Jones Newswires, where she covered semiconductors, data storage and IBM.
Tibken is a graduate of Simpson College.