Marc Ferranti is the editor in chief of the IDG News Service, setting content strategy and directing all operations of IDG’s in-house IT news wire and its global bureaus. The News Service distributes exclusive news, features, videos, and photos to IDG publications and web sites that account for more than 300 titles in over 85 countries in two dozen languages. Brands include Computerworld, CIO, NetworkWorld, PCWorld, Macworld and Infoworld.
Marc coordinates content strategy and news coverage with editors at IDG publications worldwide. He can help news makers get in touch with appropriate IDG editors and reporters.
Marc’s extensive international experience gives him a unique perspective on tech trends, and he has written in-depth on topics including enterprise software, tech company financial news, and global outsourcing. Marc began working for IDG in 1993 as the IDG News Service’s Paris bureau chief, moved back to the US in 1998 to become the news wire’s New York bureau chief, was named news editor in 2000, executive editor in 2010 and editor in chief in 2016.
Marc began his journalism career working general-assignment and business beats for newspapers, wire services and broadcasters in the U.S. and Europe. Before coming to IDG he started to cover technology news as a writer and editor for Ziff-Davis’ PC Week (now eWeek). Marc has also done freelance and broadcast work, appearing on CNN, contributing to National Public Radio and writing for the Wall Street Journal Europe and the International Herald Tribune, among other publications.
Marc has a BA in English and History from Tufts University and holds dual U.S.-Italian citizenship.