Joel Johnson (journalist)

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Joel Johnson
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BornKansas City, United States
ShowThe Gadget Testers
NetworkBBC America
CountryUnited States

Joel Johnson is a journalist and media personality, the founding editor of The Consumerist.[1] He is a contributing editor at The Wirecutter, and a former editor of Boing Boing,[2] Wired, former editorial director at Gawker Media,[3] and Animal NY. In 2013, he co-hosted The Gadget Testers on BBC America.[4][5] As editor of Gizmodo, Johnson won the 2005 Bloggie Award for Best Technology Website.[6]


  1. ^ Mitchell, Dan (2005-12-31). "WHAT'S ONLINE - Shoppers of the World, Unite -". New York Times. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  2. ^ "Farewell, Joel Johnson". Boing Boing. 2009-07-06. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
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  4. ^ "Gizmodo". BBC America. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  5. ^ "Gizmodo Gets a TV Show - FishbowlNY". 2013-03-04. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  6. ^ "Fifth Annual Weblog Awards". The 2005 Bloggies. Retrieved 2014-02-04.

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