David Rowan

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Full name: David Rowan

Area of interest: Technology and Society; Religion

Journals/Organisation: Wired | The Jewish Chronicle | The Times

Email: web@davidrowan.com

Personal website: http://www.davidrowan.com

Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/davidrowan

Blog: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/david-rowans-blog

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Networks: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/david-rowan/1a/a08/b96 | http://twitter.com/#!/iRowan

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About: David Rowan is editor of Wired UK, which won 2009 Launch of the Year at the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards. He has edited The Guardian's websites, written tech and trend-watching columns for The Times, made TV films for Channel 4 News, and produced satisfyingly long features for The Telegraph Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine, The Observer and elsewhere. Trained at The Times, he edited The Guardian's op-ed, education, analysis and Saturday features sections.

Education: University of Cambridge: HIstory MA

Career: Trained at The Times, 1988; worked briefly at The Independent at its inception; joined The Guardian, where he edited their websites and Op-Ed, Education, Analysis, and Saturday features sections and launch-edited The Editor magazine; re-joined The Times, launching the Public Agenda and Career sections, wrote the Trend-Watching column and was an Op-Ed writer; also worked for the Evening Standard as media interviewer; became editor of The Jewish Chronicle in May 2006/2008; hired as editor and launched Wired (UK) in 2009

Current position/role: Editor of Wired magazine

  • also writes/written for: technology column for GQ magazine, see here

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Broadcast media: Comments on radio and TV and has contributed film reports to Channel 4 News. Recent television appearances include BBC Newsnight, BBC Breakfast News and Channel 4 News; radio appearances include Radio 4's The Today Programme and The Media Show

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Speaking/Appearances: Often chairs and gives keynote speeches at conferences - for speaking requests, please email editorial@wired.co.uk

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  • Condé Nast to launch Wired in the UK - Condé Nast will launch a UK version of Wired magazine and its accompanying website next year and has hired the Jewish Chronicle's editor, David Rowan, to edit it. - The Guardian, 30th June 2008

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