About Stephen Pritchard

Stephen Pritchard is a video journalist, broadcaster and writer.

He works as a freelance producer, presenter and moderator, and writes news, analysis and feature articles for the international and UK press, trade media and magazines.

Stephen’s main beats include technology, telecoms, security, science and management.

He is a contributing editor and columnist for IT Pro and for Infosecurity Magazine.

Stephen also writes for a number of newspapers, including the Financial Times, the Guardian and Sunday Times. Over the years, his articles have appeared in most of the national press.

As a presenter he is Infosecurity Magazine’s regular webinar moderator, and has chaired events for the Financial Times, GigaOM, Infosecurity Magazine and The Guardian, as well as conference organisers and companies.

From 2011 to 2013 he presented and produced the Financial Times’ technology podcast, The Connected Business, and he has appeared as a guest expert on BBC Radio 4 and at Mobile World Congress.

Stephen also edits Audiovideopro.net, an online magazine focusing on technology for sound and video professionals, operates a video production company, and offers a range of consulting services.

Home page photograph courtesy of Adam Plowden

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