SWMS Editorial Teleconference: Tech Edit Spotlight on Wired

Tech Edit Spotlight on Wired
September 2009

Conde Nast has its financial struggles but it’s smart enough not to mess with Wired. The print publication continues to please chairman Si Newhouse as 2009 comes to a close, and that means resources will continue to flow to EIC Chris Anderson and his team. Of course, these are the same people who despise PR pros and, typically, won’t give them the time of day. That’s why we invested resources of our own in studying Wired’s story types, and unearthing new pitching opportunities. Wired long has been a visual edit environment, and is even more so, with fresh interest in photography and video. Say what you will about Wired: it’s still one of the best places your clients can be.

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Dylan Tweney, Wired News

Dylan Tweney, Sr. Editor, Business
Wired News
September 2007
Bio: DYLAN TWENEY, Senior Editor, Wired News
Dylan Tweney is responsible for the site's business, gadgets and hardware coverage. Previously, he was founding editorial director of PCMagCast.com, executive editor at
Mobile PCmagazine and a columnist at Business 2.0. Tweney was also an editor at InfoWorldand PC/Computing. His work has won two Maggie awards from the Western Magazine Publishers' Association, an Editorial Excellence Award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, and a Fame award from Foliomagazine. In addition to editing for Wired News, Dylan also runs tinywords, the world's smallest magazine, which has published one original haiku every weekday since 2000.
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