BuzzFeed Information introduced on Monday the addition of Forbes workers author Ryan Mac to its increasing group of reporters in San Francisco who cowl Silicon Valley.
Mac, who’s already based mostly in San Francisco, joins a BuzzFeed Information tech group of 20. He’ll be overlaying “the intersection of wealth, tech and energy” beneath BuzzFeed San Francisco Bureau Chief Mat Honan and know-how editor John Paczkowski.
Slightly than deal with incremental tech protection, Mac needs to report out huge, high-impact tales, he mentioned.
“I don’t wish to be overlaying the subsequent app launch off of a press launch,” Mac mentioned. “I wish to be writing about how the subsequent tech billionaire is taking down a newspaper, or an unimaginable lawsuit between two co-founders. That stuff takes a variety of reporting, and a variety of time to suss out.”
Ryan Mac, a workers author at Forbes.
In a memo to his workers, Paczkowski known as Mac “a scoop machine” and a “dogged reporter” with a nostril for turning up nice tales.
“…Whether or not it’s being first to report that Peter Thiel was financing Hulk Hogan’s swimsuit in opposition to Gawker, discovering what went unsuitable in GoPro’s ill-fated drone program, charting the collapse of 3D Robotics, telling the actual story of Silk Highway and Dread Pirate Roberts, or diving deep into the story of Minecraft’s sale to Microsoft,” Paczkowski mentioned.
Mac begins at BuzzFeed Information on June 5.
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