Journalist covering tech 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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@oliviasolon — 29,392 followers, 40,800 tweets

Sep 17, 2017

RT @KrangTNelson: helLo friend, it is I mark zukerberg. I too enjoy walking about town like a normal hooman https://t.co/9LjI2exxuj

Sep 16, 2017

RT @edzitron: Look at these big tough cops taking down these terrifying criminals like "old lady who stood there probably yelling…

Sep 16, 2017

RT @oliviasolon: I spoke to a guy who dressed up as a car seat to drive a fake driverless car in a city to gauge people's reactions…

Sep 15, 2017

RT @jmsclee: I've never been more angry about any issue than I have that *this* is the image for "crisp sandwich" on Wikipedia https://t.co/UmWWKxKU3k

Sep 15, 2017

I spoke to a guy who dressed up as a car seat to drive a fake driverless car in a city to gauge people's reactions https://t.co/mFzLwYfp9P https://t.co/c3VGIFOIxa

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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

Words By Women

2016 - Tech Writer of the Year