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Jon Skillings

Location: Boston

Title: Director of copy editing

Joined CNET: January 16, 2014

How to Reach Me

About Me: A born browser of dictionaries and a lifelong New Englander, Jon Skillings is director of copy editing at CNET. He honed his language skills as a US Army linguist (Polish and German) before diving into editing tech publications back when the web was just getting under way. He writes occasionally, on topics from GPS to James Bond.

Expertise: language, grammar, usage

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