Chris Gonsalves

Boston, MA USA
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Professional Experience

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.

Expertise

Editor
22 Years
Technical Writer
15 Years
Writer
27 Years

Specialty

Lifestyle
27 Years
Business (general)
15 Years
Technology
15 Years

Industries


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
3 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
9 Years
Newspaper - National
6 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

27 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

IDG (4), Ziff Davis (4), UBM (4), Newsmax Media (4), Threatpost (4)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Dell (4), EMC (4), IBM (4), AT&T (4), Oracle (4), Xerox (4), Intel (4), Kaspersky Lab (4)

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)

Technical Skills

Webcast, podcast script development, moderating, and voice-over

Foreign Language Skills

passably fluent in spoken Korean and Portuguese

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.

Equipment

laptop, hi-end digital camera, digital audio recording

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.

Work Samples

Technology news

(eWEEK Magazine 2/7/2016)
Companies and indivuals are donating time, money and resources to Gulf Coast residents and companies in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
(Ziff Davis Media 2/7/2016)
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.
(eWEEK Magazine 2/7/2016)
A sampling of tech news stories for eWEEK
(Ziff Davis Media 2/7/2016)
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.
(Ziff Davis Media 2/7/2016)
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 restore credibility and accountability at CA by paring offerings to a few core technologies and remaking the culture of the Islandia, N.Y., company. Swainson sat down with eWEEK News Executive Editor Chris Gonsalves and Senior Writer Brian Fonseca before his appearance at LinuxWorld in Boston last week to discuss the job ahead.
(CMP Media 2/7/2016)
Writing for VARBusiness Magazine, GovernmentVAR and ChannelWeb
(Sun.com 5/1/2007)

Columns

(eWEEK Magazine 2/7/2016)
A collection of recent technology columns for Ziff Davis
(The Standard-Times 2/7/2016)
A sampling of local, human interest columns and opinion pieces

News

(Various 2/7/2016)
A sampling of hard news and investigative pieces
(The Standard-Times 2/7/2016)
In depth, multi-part investigative series on the administration, use, control and consequences of methadone as a treatment for heroin addiction.
(Gulfshore Life 6/1/2007)
Gulfshore Life’s annual list of the region’s Top Doctors.

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