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Al Sacco

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Boston
Managing Editor, Mobile Nations and Windows Central
As seen in: CIO
Covers:  wireless, blackberry, gadgets, mobile, android, smartphones, google, tablets

Editorial warlord. Urban beer nerd. Caffeine fiend. @mobilenations and @windowscentral managing editor.

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Biography

Al Sacco is an awarding-winning journalist and blogger who covers the fast paced mobile/wireless beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on smartphones and tablet PCs.
As CIO.com Senior Editor, Al manages many of CIO.com's bloggers and frequently covers breaking news, shares insightful ...

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@ASacco — 2,708 followers, 30,927 tweets

Jun 15, 2017

I have this tick where if I get a box in the mail, no matter what it is, (even cat toothpaste) I have to open it immediately. It’s messed up

Jun 15, 2017

RT @journeydan: If you're smart, weird and, like, totally into Android, Google and mobile tech, I want your byline on @androidcentral. Spread the word.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not recently.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means you've taken on the responsibility of spreading clear, honest and insightful information to people who want or need it.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By people who are familiar with my subject areas and coverage types, who don't waste my time.

Awards

American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) Gold Award for Best Blog

2011 - Blog
ASBPE’s Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most competitive there is for business-to-business, trade, association, and professional publications. The awards recognize outstanding work by magazines, newsletters, and digital media — Web sites, e-newsletters, digital magazines, and blogs. The competition is open to all U.S.-based publications.