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Eric Mack

Eric Mack is CNET Contributing Editor, Journalist, Writer, Radio Host, and Podcaster covering technology, science, and life. He is Cofounder at JournoDAO, a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) seeking to upgrade journalism with Web3 tools. Eric is also Member of the Core Team at since 2021, leading the learning DAO behind DAODenver.

Eric has been Science Columnist for Forbes since 2014, focusing on coverage of climate and earth sciences and related emerging technologies.

Previously, Eric was Innovation Columnist at Inc. Magazine for three years, between 2016 and 2020. He wrote about what’s coming next in science, technology, and other areas of innovation.

Between 2017 and 2019, Eric was also a Producer and Podcaster at Warm Regards, where he produced a podcast developed by award-winning journalists Andrew Revkin and Eric Holthaus. He coordinated all aspects of production from strategic direction of the show to booking guests, editing, and promotion.

For almost six years, until 2017, Eric was a Reporter for New Atlas where he covered emerging technologies worldwide.

Eric earned his Bachelor’s in Journalism and Broadcast at the University of Missouri–Columbia in 2001

He began his career as News and Operations Director at Big River Public Broadcasting in 2002 in Alaska. After two years, he continued there as Special Project Director. While there he was also a Columnist at Fairbanks Daily News-Miner until 2004.

For three years, until 2009, Eric was Taos Stringer at KUNM covering northern New Mexico for a public radio station and collaborated with stations nationwide on election coverage and as well the President and Producer at Blue Highways Productions, where he produced a series of pilots for a new weekly radio newsmagazine. The first episodes aired on over 65 stations in markets nationwide.

In the coming years between 2008 and 2010, he was Contributing Editor at and AOL, and Editor for Public News Service from 2006 until 2011.

In 2009, Eric was the Cofounder of La Jicarita Community School, a state-chartered Expeditionary Learning charter school for elementary students in rural northern New Mexico. Between 2010 and 2014, he was the President of La Jicarita Community Foundation, which was raising funds for local educational projects, including La Jicarita Community School.

Eric is former Managing Editor of and the author of 90 Below: Or, What Bush Alaska Taught Me About Drink, Destruction & Survival.

Founded in 2010, the industry website,, was a neutral organization dedicated solely to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. From 2011 until 2014, Eric managed news and editorial content for one of the most influential and credible authorities in the crowdsourcing space,, which was recognized worldwide for its intellectual capital, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding practice expertise, and unbiased thought leadership.

In 2011, he became the Launch Editor for News at BYTE, Blogger at PC World, and Contributor at Edmunds on automotive technology.

Eric’s goal is to explain the world of science and technology in a manner that informs and entertains, and if he helps save the world along the way, that’s cool, too.

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