Adam Swiderski

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New York, NY
Georgetown University
Consumer Tech, Popular Science, Entertainment Technology
  • Adam has been working in digital media since the late '90s and was building his own PCs back when you needed to be handy with a soldering iron to do it.
  • Adam conceived and co-produced the TechCrunch podcast "Electric Generation," as well as producing and hosting the "Who Won the Week" and "The Churn: A Podcast About the Expanse" podcasts.
  • Adam plays six musical instruments, is obsessed with the finer points of home audio recording, and will talk your ear off about which digital audio workstation is right for you if you get him started on it.


Adam Swiderski has worked in digital media since before blogs were even a thing. He cut his teeth as a video game writer for sites like Gamepen and The Adrenaline Vault in the late '90s before signing on as an Editor at UGO Networks, where he remained until well after blogs were a thing. From there, he signed on at SYFY and became Editor-in-Chief of SYFY WIRE, spearheading coverage of events like San Diego Comic-Con, producing podcasts and video, and writing and editing scads of features on movies, TV, comics, video games, and more. Most recently, he served as Editor-in-Chief of He has also written for Yahoo Life, TechCrunch, Engadget, October, and a bunch of other web sites that no longer exist.


Adam has a Bachelor of Science in the Foreign Service degree from the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he learned a lot about both geopolitics and how to write about things.
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