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Reed Albergotti

Tech Editor

Reed Albergotti is the tech editor for Semafor. Prior to Semafor, he was a consumer electronics reporter for the Washington Post, taking readers inside powerful and secretive companies such as Apple and shedding light on the murky and global industry responsible for building the myriad devices that touch every aspect of our lives. Before the Post he was with the Information, where his coverage of sexual harassment in venture capital rocked the tech industry and led to new legislation in California that protects entrepreneurs from harassment by investors. Before joining the Information, Albergotti spent 12 years at the Wall Street Journal, covering beats that ranged from sports to white-collar crime. In 2010, he uncovered emails that detailed doping on Lance Armstrong’s cycling team. His subsequent award-winning coverage in The Journal led to a bestselling book, “Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, The Tour de France and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever.” which he co-wrote with Vanessa O’Connell. He also was a prolific producer of online videos for the Journal, creating the long-running series “The Olympics: How Hard Can It Be?” in which he happily embarrassed himself by trying Olympic events alongside Olympic athletes. Albergotti, a Minnesota native who grew up in Southern California, played ice hockey for San Diego State University while earning a degree in journalism. He also won an award from the California Intercollegiate Press Association for best humor writing.

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Events featuring Reed Albergotti
Events featuring Reed Albergotti