Tech news site The Information has hired longtime technology journalist Scott Thurm as a senior editor.
Thurm has been business editor at Wired magazine and was the former senior deputy technology editor at The Wall Street Journal
Thurm has been at The Journal since May 1998. He became senior deputy tech editor in 2013. He had been a senior editor since 2010, and was part of the team that produced the Journal’s What They Know project on digital privacy. Previously, he was chief of the Journal’s management bureau, supervising a bi-coastal group of reporters in New York and San Francisco.
Before joining The Journal, Thurm spent eight years as a reporter San Jose Mercury News and five years as a reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal and Louisville Times. He also worked for three years at the Bethlehem Globe-Times.
He has a degree in math and political science from Tufts University.