Christina Tynan-Wood


Professional Experience

I am a freelance writer, covering consumer electronics, the Web, IoT, parenting, education, science, automotive technology, IT, careers in IT, and security. My specialty is putting a light, clear touch on technical topics. I.m a contributing editor for Family Circle magazine, where my “Family Tech” column won a Min Award (in 2013) for best advice column. I have also been a columnist for PC World, PC Magazine, IT World, InfoWorld, USA Weekend, Yahoo Tech, and Discovery Communications’ Seeker site. I have contributed to many other media properties including Better Homes and Gardens, Popular Science, Working Woman, Discovery,, and


27 Years
27 Years
Book Author
10 Years


27 Years
4 Years
17 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
26 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
26 Years
Online/new media
17 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

27 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Family Circle (10+), Yahoo! (10+), Discovery Communications (10+), Better Homes and Gardens (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Aconex (6-10)

Technical Skills

I'm pretty good at figuring out technology.

Computer Skills

I have been covering technology since the early 90s. I can use most of it, some with skill.


I have a sweet, ergonomic office with everything I need.

Work Permits & Visas

I am an American citizen


Many of these. A closet full of them. Neals, ASME, etc. I got a MIN award for best advice column for my Family Tech column in Family Circle.