Former InformationWeek.com managing editor Benjamin Tomkins has joined Intel Free Press as its new managing editor. Tomkins, who has a strong background in technology journalism and communications, had been with TechWeb/United Business Media since 2008. He served as executive editor of bMighty.com and then moved to InformationWeek where he managed editorial operations of the online business technology publication for large enterprise. He also served as interim editor-in-chief of InformationWeek.com in 2011, and during a prior stint with the company in 2004-2005 was editor-in-chief of InternetWeek.
"Ben brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our fledgling news service and we're really excited to have him on board," said Bill Calder, who will hand over day-to-day editorial operations to Tomkins and assume the role of executive editor. David Dickstein will continue in his role as staff writer and copy editor, and Ken Kaplan will continue as staff writer and multimedia producer. Go here, to learn more about Intel Free Press staff.
"Intel Free Press is a groundbreaking platform for engaging stories and quality journalism about technology and innovation," Tomkins said. "I'm thrilled to be joining the team here and working with them to take this site to the next level."
Intel Free Press is a tech news beta from Intel, covering technology and innovation stories that are often overlooked or warrant more context and deeper reporting. The stories are reported and produced by staffers employed by the company with a focus on people, technology, events and topics relevant to Intel.