Top 25 International Tech Journalists You Need to Follow

Tech Journalists List

Diving into the tech scene if you’re new can be a daunting task.

Where do I start? What do I need to learn? 

These are all legitimate questions that you might ask, and here’s our take on those questions: Read up on reputable journalism on the subject!

Get your important facts and complete picture from these recommended journalists on the list below. Follow their social media for the latest updates, and you’ll always be in the know for whichever area that peaks your interest.

25 Best International Tech Journalists

Bryan Clark – The Next Web

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Bryan Clark is an excellent reporter, an editor and author at The Next Web. He volunteers many tech talk shows and interviews. His views on the technology and digital media has mass following, and usually an opinion of many people. From the past year, he has been doing some great work at The Next Web. You can see the interview videos and follow him on the above links.

He digs web culture, social media, and inappropriate use of GIFs during otherwise serious conversation.

Jordan Crook – TechCrunch US

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Jordan Crook is a Senior Writer based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan hosts many of TechCrunch’s live events, including regional TC Pitch-Offs and the world-renowned TechCrunch Disrupt conference. She’s also a co-host on the TechCrunch Radio show on Sirius XM each week.

She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

Matthew Hughes – The Next Web 

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Matthew Hughes is a tech journalist from Liverpool, England. His interests include security, startups, food, and storytelling. He is a software programmer, who did an internship at ScraperWiki in 2013. In the same year, he worked at, a digital lifestyle and technology magazine. This is where he started his journalism career. Now he has a regular column in the magazine and an emerging author is making.

He is going to have an influential impact in coming years in the field of digital lifestyle.

Jon Russell – TechCrunch Asia

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Jon Russell is an Asia-based tech journalist for TechCrunch. Formerly he was an Asia editor for The Next Web. Jon Russell is passionate about the development of the internet, technology, and startups in Asia. He is based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sramana Mitra – 1M/1M

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Founder at One Million by One Million (1M/1M)

Sramana founded 1M/1M in 2012, the world’s first and only global virtual accelerator, to help a million entrepreneurs globally to reach a million dollars in annual revenue, build $1 trillion in global GDP, and create 10 million jobs. []

Sramana has authored Entrepreneur Journeys, a series of 12 books focused on demystifying entrepreneurship. In addition, Sramana has authored Vision India 2020.

From 2008 to 2010, Sramana was also a columnist for Forbes. She currently also syndicates her columns to Wired, Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, Xconomy, Small Business Trends, and a host of other publications.

Sarah Lacy – PandoDaily

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PandoDaily may not be as well known as Wired or TechCrunch but is definitely a highly respected tech media outlet.

PandoDaily is a web publication that offers technology news, analysis, and commentary, with a focus on Silicon Valley and startup companies. It billed itself at launch as “the site of record for Silicon Valley”.

Walt Mossberg – The Verge

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Walter S. Mossberg is an American tech journalist who was, from 1991 through 2013, the principal technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He is currently Executive Editor of The Verge and Editor-at-Large of Recode, websites owned by Vox Media.

Karsten Strauss – Forbes

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New York City-based tech journalist and staff writer for Forbes Magazine and covering leadership.

He is interested in how individuals inspire a team and lead it to success, and all the wisdom they earn along the way.

He has a degree in business journalism from Columbia University, have worked in daily newspapers, magazine and online media; and have spent the past several years covering entrepreneurs, startups and technology.

Rory Cellan-Jones – BBC

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He covers technology stories – concentrating on the cultural and commercial impact of the internet – for all of the BBC’s news outlets.

Emil Protalinski – Venture Beat

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Emil Protalinski is a reputable journalist and writer. He has written for various internet technology news websites like The Next Web, CNET, ZDNet, Techspot, Ars Technica, and Neowin. He is the man of ethics, and share honest and unbiased news and opinions.

Cade Metz – Wired

Cade Metz is a WIRED senior staff writer covering Google, Facebook, artificial intelligence, bitcoin, data centers, computer chips, programming languages, and other ways the world is changing.

Lee Hutchinson – Ars Technica

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Lee is the Senior Technology Editor, and oversees story development for the gadget, automotive IT, and culture sections of Ars Technica. A long-time member of the Ars OpenForum, Lee has an extensive background in enterprise storage and security, having spent nearly a decade at The Boeing Company as an enterprise architect before departing to work at EMC and then later Symantec. Lee also writes the occasional long-form piece on manned space flight or gaming.

Kim-Mai Cutler – TechCrunch

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She writes about technology and a journalist at TechCrunch. She plays an important role in covering the San Francisco Bay Area and having their cultural and political issues. She has worked in various big names like Bloomberg, Venture Beat and The Wall Street Journal.

Dan Goodin – Ars Technica

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He is the security editor at Ars Technica and cover the topics under malware, computer espionage, botnets, and hardware hacking. He is a prime journalist of the publication and has 15 years of experience in the field. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts with Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Masters of Journalism from UC Berkeley.

Joshua Topolsky

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He is an American technology writer, co-founder and editor-in-chief of famous tech news network The Verge and a co-founder of Vox Media. Earlier, he worked at Engadget.

Vlad Savov

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He is the influential writer of the technology sector. He works at the Verge as a senior editor. He has a serious cult following on all the social media accounts due to the friendly and straightforward views.

Martin Lamonica – The Conversation US

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He is currently the Deputy Editor of The Conversation US and editor of the Environment and Energy desk. He has a strong viewpoint on the technology and believes in saving the environment. He has worked at CNET in 2002.

Mary Jo Foley

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She has worked for 30 years as American freelance technology writer, author, podcaster and news editor. Due to huge experience, she is a reputable journalist and also worked at Microsoft strategy.

Declan McCullagh

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He is an American entrepreneur, writer and journalist. He is a CEO and founder of Recent, a Silicon Valley based start-up. He is quite popular among young and emerging entrepreneurs.

Pual Miller

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He is an American newspaper executive and journalist. He was the main head on the famous, the Gannett newspaper chain from 1957 to 1973. He was also a top official of the Associated Press from 1963 to 1977

Greg Sandoval

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He was a famous writer and journalist. He formerly worked for CNET as an esteemed writer. He also worked at The Los Angeles Times.

Alexia Tsotsis

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Alexia Tsotsis is a former co-editor of TechCrunch, famous digital magazine and a news website. She was listed by Forbes magazine as among the top 30 under 30 in the Media category in 2011.

Larry Dignan – ZDNet

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He is editor in chief of the famous technology website ZDNet and editorial director of CNET’s TechRepublic. He has covered various news about the technology and financial-services industries since 1995.

Steven Levy

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He was born in 1951, and is an American journalist associated with various big names like tech hub for Medium and Wired. He has written various books on computers, technology, cryptography, the Internet, cybersecurity, and privacy.

Nate Anderson  

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He is an author and deputy editor at Ars Technica. He is great content manager and writes about technology law and policy. He is the author of the famous book The Internet Police: How Crime Went Online, and the Cops Followed.