Chris Velazco Washington Put up deputy enterprise editor Zachary Goldfarb, know-how editor Christina Passariello and private know-how editor Yun-Hee Kim despatched out the next announcement: We’re delighted to announce that Chris Velazco shall be becoming a member of The Put up within the new position of “Assist Desk” author. He shall be a part of
Washington Put up deputy enterprise editor Zachary Goldfarb, know-how editor Christina Passariello and private know-how editor Yun-Hee Kim despatched out the next announcement:
Chris has been a senior editor at Engadget, the place he led the positioning’s protection of the cell trade for seven years. Along with serving to readers grapple with new know-how by means of opinions and have reporting, he hosted greater than 120 movies and co-hosted the official Better of CES awards in early 2021.
Chris additionally has been a workers author at TechCrunch, the place he reported on early-stage startups in New York and Philadelphia and helped scout for corporations to take part within the publication’s Disrupt Battlefield competitors, the place startups pitch on stage to get funding (later lampooned in the primary season of Silicon Valley).
The son of Filipino immigrants, Chris was born in Louisiana and grew up in suburban New Jersey, the place a stint promoting devices at Finest Purchase led to an look in a nationwide industrial that ready him for a profession explaining know-how in entrance of a digicam. He holds a BA in English and a BS in Advertising and marketing from Rutgers College-Camden.
Chris is a faithful theater and karaoke buff, and he spent the final yr making an attempt to deal with their absence by studying to faucet dance and play the bass.
Please be a part of us in welcoming Chris to The Put up. He begins July 6.