One of the fascinating tales in know-how and science nowadays is the emergence of a brand new area business. GeekWire’s hometown of Seattle has grow to be an epicenter for this business, bringing collectively the area’s heritage in know-how and aerospace.
At this time we’re excited to announce a brand new member of the GeekWire workforce who will increase our protection not solely of business area but in addition airplanes, drones, synthetic intelligence, scientific discoveries, and way more. Alan Boyle, probably the most revered science and area journalists within the nation, has formally joined GeekWire as our new aerospace and science editor.
Alan has been contributing tales to GeekWire in current months as a freelancer, however he’s now shifting into an official position as an everyday member of the workforce. As longtime followers of his work know, Alan’s tales are totally reported, incisive and illuminating, and we’re thrilled to have him lead an growth of our protection in these areas.
A veteran of web sites together with msnbc.com and NBCNews.com, Alan is an award-winning journalist who has coated among the greatest information in area and science over the course of his profession. He’s the creator of the guide, The Case for Pluto, and he labored beforehand as international editor at the Seattle Put up-Intelligencer.
“I’ve been a journalist in Seattle for greater than 30 years, and I like the concept of working for a media outlet that’s based mostly right here and has a way of place, but in addition has a nationwide status,” he says. “The truth that GeekWire desires to supply extra information about scientific discoveries, aerospace ventures, area exploration and how all this resonates with geek tradition is a stroke of luck for me.”
He provides, “I believe the rising curiosity in these topics parallels this area’s rising position within the frontiers of biotech and engineering – which is totally according to our pioneer previous. I’m wanting ahead to documenting our pioneer future.”
Please be part of us in welcoming Alan Boyle to the GeekWire workforce. For extra, we recorded a podcast with Alan this week, speaking about his historical past on the area and science beat, his new position at GeekWire, and among the tales he’ll be reporting about within the weeks and months forward.