Jacob Krol

Jacob Krol

US Managing Editor News

Jacob Krol is the US Managing Editor for News at TechRadar overseeing the daily rollout of content and coordinating with various section leads. He joined TechRadar in May of 2024 and is based out of New York City. 

Prior to joining TechRadar, Jacob was Senior Editor, Technology and Commerce at TheStreet focusing on covering the latest products in the consumer tech space from how to pre-order to finding the best deals with reviews, analysis, and features in between. Before that, Jacob was a founding member at CNN Underscored, building and growing the electronics section. He also assisted in building out social media channels, programming the homepage, and establishing protocols for testing various products for one-off reviews and best-of guides. Prior to starting at CNN, Jacob was a Tech Writer at Mashable focusing on news, reviews, and evergreen content. 

He has experience covering major players in the space like Apple, Samsung, Google, and Microsoft as well as testing products like smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, smart home gadgets, speakers, earbuds, headphones, TVs, and more futuristic tech like smart glasses.

Jacob received a Bachelor of Arts in Media & Communication cum laude with a minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Muhlenberg College. During his time on campus, he interned at CNET, Fox News, CNN, and CNBC, while also running his own tech blog, NJTechReviews, which he founded in 2010.

When not playing with a new gadget or breaking down the latest news, you can find Jacob listening to Bruce Springsteen, posting on TikTok, building a Lego set, watching a Star Wars show, or playing with his family dogs, Georgia and Charlie.

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