Journalist for @guardian. Formerly @WiredUK and @Business DMs open (for tips). olivia.solon@theguardian.com / ask me for Signal / WhatsApp

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Biography

San Francisco-based journalist focusing on technology, science, startups and digital culture - telling stories across print, online, podcasts, live events and social media.

I've held senior editorial roles at Wired UK, Mirror.co.uk and Bloomberg and have had work published in The Guardian, New S...

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

As a historical curiosity? Yes. For work? I'm not that old!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Via email or Twitter DMs - but stories rather than announcements.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Twitter, Pixlr, PhotoShop, InDesign, GarageBand, Keynote

Awards

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2016 - Tech Writer of the Year