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  Chris Gonsalves
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Experienced editorial executive and widely published writer with two decades in technology and business journalism at the national and international level. Long time daily newspaper and consumer magazine reporter, columnist and feature writer with extensive experience in handling large, in-depth features, human interest, business, technology, health, fashion, food, travel, and investigative pieces.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 22 Years
Technical Writer 15 Years
Writer 27 Years
Specialty
Business (general) 15 Years
Lifestyle 27 Years
Technology 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
27 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Ziff Davis (11+), Threatpost (11+), UBM (11+), Newsmax Media (11+), IDG (11+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
AT&T (11+), Dell (11+), EMC (11+), IBM (11+), Intel (11+), Kaspersky Lab (11+), Oracle (11+), Xerox (11+)
Other Work History
Vice President, Editorial, The 2112 Group and Channelnomics, Port Washington, NY (2012 - present)

Executive Editor, CIO and IT Strategies - Tech Target, Newton, MA (2010 - 2012)

Managing Editor, Newsmax Magazine - Newsmax Media, West Palm Beach, FL (2008 - 2010)

Executive Editor, Gulfshore Life Magazine - Curtco Media, Malibu CA. (2007-2008)

Executive Editor, VARBusiness Magazine - CMP Media, Manhasset, NY. (2005 - 2007)

Executive Editor, eWeek Magazine - Ziff Davis Media, Woburn, Mass. (1999 – 2005)


Web Site Editor/Producer, the Providence Journal, Providence, R.I. (1997 – 1999)

Computer Skills
Familiar with all current PC-based and proprietary editorial systems including Harris, DewarView, CSI, and Atex. Skilled user of PC and Mac production tools including Word, Quark, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Experienced user of Web production and management tools including Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Vignette.
Technical Skills
Webcast, podcast script development, moderating, and voice-over
Equipment
laptop, hi-end digital camera, digital audio recording
Foreign Language Skills
passably fluent in spoken Korean and Portuguese
References
Lawrence Walsh, president and CEO, The 2112 Group

Eric Lundquist, editor-in-chief, eWEEK Magazine

Scot Petersen, editor, Tech Target


David Humphrey, managing editor, The Standard-Times


Rob O'Regan, editor -in-chief, CMO Magazine
Awards
1999 NEAPNEA Excellence in Web News (3); NEPA Investigative Journalism (2), NEPA General News, NEPA Serious Column; 2003 Jessie M. Neal finalist; 2003 Carnegie Mellon Cylab award; Numerous regional and national awards for projects under my direction.
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Boston, MA. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Columns  
(The Standard-Times)
A sampling of local, human interest columns and opinion pieces
(eWEEK Magazine)
A collection of recent technology columns for Ziff Davis
News  
(Gulfshore Life, 6/1/2007)
Gulfshore Life’s annual list of the region’s Top Doctors.
(The Standard-Times)
In depth, multi-part investigative series on the administration, use, control and consequences of methadone as a treatment for heroin addiction.
(Various)
A sampling of hard news and investigative pieces
Technology news  
(Sun.com, 6/1/2007)
(Sun.com, 5/1/2007)
(CMP Media)
Writing for VARBusiness Magazine, GovernmentVAR and ChannelWeb
(eWEEK Magazine)
A sampling of tech news stories for eWEEK
(Ziff Davis Media)
Not satisfied that stiff fines, executive indictments and a deal with the government to settle fraud charges have cured what ails Computer Associates International Inc., a group of critical investors continues to pressure the company for restitution and answers.
(Ziff Davis Media)
After months of uncertainty sparked by corporate scandal, Computer Associates International Inc. earlier this month embarked on a new era, naming CEO-elect John Swainson to his official post as president and chief executive. A veteran of IBM's software division, Swainson said he comes prepared to re
(eWEEK Magazine)
Companies and indivuals are donating time, money and resources to Gulf Coast residents and companies in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
(Ziff Davis Media)
eWEEK editors offer their take on the top stories that shaped 2005, including Hurricane Katrina's wave of destruction and Google's efforts to woo the enterprise.