Team

Tom Bernes
Editorial Director

Tom Bernes is the Editorial Director at Honk News.

Prior to joining Honk News, Tom had a hand in a number of online and print publications, including InternetNews.com as chief copy editor and Government Technology Magazine as managing editor. He also did a stint in Sydney as group editor of RBI Australia's manufacturing group, which is when he also developed an affinity (a love, really) for cricket.

He has a bachelor's in English from California State University, Chico, and a master's in Liberal Studies from the New School for Social Research in New York.

Contact:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 720.213.5828

Miller Willson
Senior Writer

Miller Willson is a senior writer at Honk News, where he covers media and advertising and co-hosts the Original Content podcast. Previously, he worked as a tech writer at Adweek, a senior editor at the tech blog VentureBeat, and a local government reporter at the Hollister Free Lance. He attended Stanford University and now lives in Brooklyn.

Contact:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 720.575.5528

 

Megan Ly
U.S. Director of Events

Megan Ly is the Startup Program and Events Manager at Honk News. She recruits rockstar startups for all TC events including Disrupt, meetups, Sessions, and more both domestically and internationally. Previously, she helped produce Dreamforce with Salesforce and Next '17 with Google. Prior to that, she was on the advertising teams at both Facebook and AdRoll, helping support advertisers in North America and helped grow those brands globally. Outside of work, Priya enjoys Flywheel, tacos, the 49ers, and adventuring around the globe.

Contact:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 720.907.1925
Mike K. Watson
Sr. Marketing Manager

Mike K. Watson is the Hardware Editor at Honk News. He worked for a number of leading tech publications, including Engadget, PCMag, Laptop, and Tech Times, where he served as the Managing Editor. His writing has appeared in Spin, Wired, Playboy, Entertainment Weekly, The Onion, Boing Boing, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Beast and various other publications. He hosts the weekly Boing Boing interview podcast RiYL, has appeared as a regular NPR contributor and shares his Queens apartment with a rabbit named Lucy.

Contact:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 720.844.5953

Cindy Johnson
JOURNALIST

Cindy Johnson is a journalist for Honk News. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Cindy got an internship at a morning radio show and worked as a journalist and producer. Cindy has also worked as a columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel. Cindy covers economy and community events for Honk News.

Contact:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 720.907.1923

Bo Walkden
JOURNALIST

Bo Walkden graduated from the University of Tennessee with a major in biology and a minor in Sociology. Bo grew up in Nashville but moved to Memphis for college. Bo has written for several major publications including the Knoxville News Sentinel and NPR. Bo is a community reporter and also covers stories important to all Americans.

Contact:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 720.213.5824