Co-executive editor of AllThingsD and Re/code, Kara Swisher is a lesbian and married to Megan Smith. Details on early professional life and career
The former co-executive editor of AllThingsD and now co-executive editor of Re/code, Kara Swisher is one of the incredibly intelligent and amazing veteran tech journalist.
She joined us for a fireside chat at TCWEEK. About the future of technology and media, She had lots of advice and perspective to offer.
Reason behind separation remains unidentified
Kara Swisher is married to Megan Smith. Megan is a former vice president of Google. However, the couple is currently separated. The couple has two children Alex and Louie.
Their personal life has always remained behind the limelight. And also remained closed-mouthed about her personal life. So because of this, the reason behind her separation is unknown.
Early Professional Life
Kara Swisher started covering digital issues for The Wall Street Journal’s San Francisco bureau in 1997. Her column, BoomTown was appeared on the front page of the Marketplace section and also online at WSJ.com.
As one of its first hires to cover the Web, Kara covered breaking news about the Web’s major players and Internet policy issues. Kara also wrote feature articles on technology for the newspaper.
On home gadget issues called Home Economics, She has also written a weekly column for the personal journal.
Co-producing days at ‘All Things Digital’
Over the last 11 years, With Walt Mossberg (an American journalist), she has been co-producing ‘All Things Digital’. With interviewees such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and many other leading players in the tech and media industries, it is a major high-tech conference. From 2007-2013, Kara and Walt also have been co-executive editors of the ‘AllThingsD.com’ Web site.
Kara won a Loeb Award, at ‘AllThingsD.com’ for her coverage of Yahoo. She also writes occasionally for Vanity Fair magazine, owned by Condé Nast.
Days as the author of “aol.com”
As a reporter at The Washington Post, she worked previously. She is also the author of
“aol.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads and Made Millions in the War for the Web.“
In July 1998, this was issued by Times Business Books. The conclusion,
“There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle and the Quest for a Digital Future,” was published in the fall of 2003 by Crown Business Books.
At Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, Kara was an undergraduate. She did her graduate work at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Kara was introduced into the SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame Recently in 2017. In addition, she has received many appreciations from many magazines and newspapers.
Newsweek describes Kara as Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist. She also has Shorty Awards under her name.
Short Bio on Kara Swisher
Kara Swisher is an American journalist. Currently, she is the co-executive producer of the Code Reference and co-executive editor of All Things Digital, an online publication. She is mostly known as the co-founder of Recode, a technology news website. More bio…