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Jon Skillings

Location: Boston

Title: Editorial director

Joined CNET: January 17, 2014

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About Me: Jon Skillings is an editorial director at CNET, where he's worked since 2000. A born browser of dictionaries, he honed his language skills as a US Army linguist (Polish and German) before diving into editing for tech publications -- including at PC Week and the IDG News Service -- back when the web was just getting under way, and even a little before. For CNET, he's written on topics from GPS, AI and 5G to James Bond, aircraft, astronauts, brass instruments and music streaming services.

Expertise: AI, tech, language, grammar, writing, editing

Credentials: 30 years experience at tech and consumer publications, print and online. Five years in the US Army as a translator (German and Polish).

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