TechInsights Announces Dylan McGrath's Return to EE Times

McGrath to Play Significant Online Role to Strengthen Diversified Media Brand and Broaden Coverage

Aug 18, 2008

TechInsights' EE Times (, a premiere news and information source for the Creators of Technology, announced today that technology/business journalist, Dylan McGrath is returning to its publication as West Coast Online Editor on August 25. McGrath worked for EE Times from 2005-2007 covering EDA, semiconductors, semiconductor equipment and consumer electronics. During that period, he broke and pursued a number of business stories related to stock option backdating.

"We are excited to have Dylan back on our online news team," said Junko Yoshida, editor-in-chief of EE Times. "We've always enjoyed working with him -- Dylan's 's fast and aggressive in his reporting while thoughtful and engaging with his sources."

Last month, EE Times made a successful transition to magazine format, after 35 years of delivering news in a tabloid newspaper format. While the weekly magazine, also available in a digital version called EE Times Edge, is dedicated to those who seek big-picture analysis of developments in the industry, new technologies and global market trends, EE Times is also committed to delivering up-to-the-minute breaking news via online, RSS feeds and Mobile edition.

"Dylan's return broadens our online coverage in Silicon Valley, and beefs up our diversified media activities even further," added Yoshida.

McGrath has worked as a technology journalist and marketing writer for the past 12 years, mainly within the semiconductor industry. Most recently, McGrath worked at Autodesk Inc. as corporate intranet editor.

Before joining EE Times in 2005, McGrath worked for more than six years as a writer and account manager with Loomis Group, Inc., an integrated marketing agency that represents a number of leading semiconductor equipment and materials companies. Prior, McGrath covered semiconductor capital equipment, manufacturing, and electronic design automation for Electronic News.

"I am thrilled to be coming back to one of the most respected electronics publishing organizations in the world," said McGrath. "I look forward to contributing to the continued success of EE Times."

McGrath earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from California State University, Sacramento and completed a master's degree in English/creative writing from San Francisco State University.

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