Brian Santo has joined CED as senior editor.
In this role, Santo will research and write features and other articles for the monthly edition of CED, contribute to the magazine’s daily electronic newsletter, CED Broadband Direct, cover trade shows and other industry-related events, and contribute to other print and electronic products under the CED umbrella.
A technology and journalism veteran, Santo joins CED with more than 20 years of covering the cable, broadband and technology industries. Most recently, Santo served as an analyst at Kagan Research, where, for the past five years, he researched and wrote weekly and monthly reports on broadband technologies linked to cable, the telcos and DBS. His coverage also expanded into the wireless technology arena, primarily in the unlicensed spectrum realm of WiFi, WiMAX and Bluetooth.
Prior to that, Santo was the technology editor of CableWorld, where his beat coverage included home networking, interactive television and digital TV.
During his journalism career, Santo has also served as an editor of Electronic Engineering Times, the associate editor of IEEE Spectrum, and the editor of Electronic News.
“I’m pleased to have Brian on board at CED, where his extensive background and experience will allow him to hit the ground running,” said CED Editor-In-Chief Jeff Baumgartner. “Brian’s experience covering all aspects of the broadband industry is a tremendous fit for the direction of CED, as it continues to cover the technology – as well as the business of technology – of the cable industry and its growing base of competitors. I’m thrilled to have Brian here to help us cover what is sure to be an exciting era for the broadband sector.”
Santo, who starts Monday (March 13), will be based in his home office in Portland, Ore. Presently, he can be reached via phone (503-788-7252) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).