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Andrew Donoghue

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Full name Andrew Donoghue
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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My main focus as a journalist, is on green technology and the role of technology in developing countries. For example I have been on several trips to Africa to report on how schools and colleges in Kenya are using recondition PCs from UK businesses. I also have expertise in open source. and online business, and having covered technology and business for over ten years in print and online, have a sound knowledge in most areas of the industry.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Video
Last updated 15-07-2016 10:56

Biography

My last role was Executive Editor of IT and business publication ZDNet.co.uk, owned by leading online publisher CNET Networks. Reporting to the Site Director I was responsible for the day to day management and editorial strategy of a web only publication aimed at IT managers and technology enthusiasts.

ZDNet.co.uk is at the forefront of online community development, fusing traditional editorial with member created content. In 2007, the site was voted Best Business Website by the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) mainly for the work done around online community. A substantial redesign in 2006 was motivated by the need to elevate readers to become fully interactive members of the site and allow them to not only comment on stories, but upload their own blogs, photos and eventually video. I was heavily involved in the planning, design and development of the latest incarnation of a website with a ten year history.

Prior to working at CNET, I freelanced in Australia and worked for VNU for four years on titles including Computing and VNUnet

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