Sarah Frier, Large Tech workforce chief at Bloomberg Information, despatched out the next on Monday:
I’m thrilled to announce two new reporters on the Large Tech workforce:
Julia Love is becoming a member of us, specializing in Google!
Julia comes from Reuters, the place she lined labor for the previous 12 months, with a number of tech scoops, together with on Fact Social. Earlier than that she was a Knight-Bagehot fellow at Columbia College, learning antitrust and web governance — subjects extremely related to her new position.
Julia is a local Californian and fourth-generation journalist; as a baby, she was an occasional character in her dad’s newspaper columns. She began working in Silicon Valley as a bilingual first-grade trainer in San Jose. She labored for numerous publications, together with the Chronicle of Increased Schooling and the San Jose Mercury Information, earlier than protecting Apple and Google at Reuters. When she began producing frequent exclusives, Reuters despatched her to Mexico Metropolis to dig deep into tech’s impression there, together with by uncovering drug cartels’ abuse of native cell towers. After her Columbia fellowship, she returned to San Francisco, the place she’s going to stay when she begins with us July 6!
Alex Barinka is becoming a member of us, specializing in social media firms!
She’ll be a well-recognized face for a lot of. Alex began her journalism profession at Bloomberg, protecting east coast tech, then IPOs and M&A. She grew to become identified for her frequent scoops, fast considering and interesting interviews on Bloomberg Tv, Radio and convention phases. For the previous few years, she’s centered her efforts exterior of journalism: on serving to a startup, Verishop, develop from 10 to 100 staff, then main engagement and partnerships at StitchFix. She’s always experimenting with new social media options — anybody catch her Instagram stay cocktails-and-cooking exhibits in the beginning of the pandemic? — and is happy to use all she’s realized about how companies and customers use the platforms to increase our protection and accountability concentrate on Fb, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and TikTok.
Alex will probably be based mostly in Los Angeles, house to a lot of the social media creator business, in addition to Snap’s and TikTok’s headquarters. She begins June 27!
Sarah Frier, Large Tech workforce chief