SUSAN GREGORY THOMAS: A QUICK LOOK
Writer/Reporter: 1991 – present
Write and report commissioned and pitched articles and essays for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, MSNBC.com, Time, Marie Claire, Glamour, Cookie, Parents, Babble.com and others on issues ranging from social issues to technology to parenting. (Please Google “Susan Gregory Thomas” for clips.)
Author : 2003 – present
Wrote books In Spite of Everything: A Memoir (Random House: July 2011) and Buy, Buy Baby: How Consumer Culture Manipulates Parents and Harms Young Minds (Houghton Mifflin: May 2007). Working on new book, Down, Out, and Dirty. (Please see Amazon.com for descriptions and reviews.)
Co-Host and Co-Writer, PBS’ “Digital Duo”: 1998 – 2001
Co-wrote and co-hosted PBS’ leading weekly consumer technology show in the late 1990’s (while, concomitantly, Senior Editor at US News & World Report), along with co-host and co-writer Steven Manes of The New York Times.
Senior Editor, US News & World Report: 1996 – 2001
Headed coverage of business and consumer technology for one of the country’s top newsweeklies during the rise and crash of the dot-com era, interviewing Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Nicholas Negroponte, Sky Dayton, and other leaders of the technology business.
Producer, Time Inc. New Media: 1994-1996
Founding producer of Time Inc.’s maiden Web presence, Pathfinder. Was on first editorial team to launch Time, People, Money, Sports Illustrated, and the rest of Time Inc.’s flagship publications on the Web.
Special Correspondent, The Washington Post: 1991-1994
Covered technology, art, and popular culture for the newspaper’s famous Style section.
Education: 1991, Columbia College of Columbia University
B.A., English. Recipient of the English Department Award for Critical Writing.