John Dodge (editor)

A journalist for over 33 years, John M. Dodge is a freelance writer and social media consultant. He is co-author of the Thinking Tech blog at, writing reviews for, consulting on social media, and contributing to his / her personal blog The Dodge Retort.

He spent Nearly 20 years in top editorial and management positions at Ziff Davis Publishing Co. (now Ziff Davis Media). He Was editor and executive editor / news at eWeek (formerly PC Week) [1] [2] and vice president of news for Ziff Davis, Where he Coordinated all of the technology news Across the company’s websites. Dodge worked at ZD from 1983-2002 except for two and a half years at CMP, another high tech publishing company.

Dodge was also a weekly e-business columnist for the Wall Street Journal , author of a bi-weekly technology column for the Boston Globe , [3] and a contributor to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . He has appeared on CBS MarketWatch , CNN, Bloomberg, ABC’s World News Tonight and other major broadcast outlets around the country.

Until January, 2009, he was editor-in-chief of engineering publication Design News , a position he held for two years.

From January, 2002 to September, 2004 , he served in top editorial roles at Bio-ITWorld and award-winning HealthITWorld e-newsletter.

He currently resides in Newbury, Mass. And is married with two children in college.


  1. Jump up^ COMPANY NEWS; IBM Finds Flaw in Some New Software By PETER H. LEWISNew York Times October 27, 1994
  2. Jump up^ MAKING MICROSOFT SAFE FOR CAPITALISM By JAMES GLEICKNew York Times Published: November 5, 1995
  3. Jump up^ Torture tests say battery power’s hardly nerdy By John Dodge Globe CorrespondentBoston Globe March 30, 2009

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