Andrew Hickey, TechTarget Veteran, Joins CMP Channel as Senior Editor

Dec 10, 2007

CMP Channel today announced that TechTarget veteran, Andrew Hickey, has joined CRN and VARBusiness as senior editor covering infrastructure technologies. Hickey, who will be based in CMP's Waltham, Massachusetts office, will report to Jennifer Follett, assistant editor for CRN and VARBusiness.

According to Robert DeMarzo, Editorial Director, CMP Channel, "We are thrilled to have someone with Andrew's experience join our team. His comprehensive knowledge of technology issues will add increased depth to our Channel news and analysis, focused on helping our customers advance their business opportunities."

Hickey was most recently news editor of the Networking Media Group at TechTarget where he covered networking, mobile technology, telecom and advancements in VoIP communications. An expert online journalist, Hickey has worked for The Salem News (Beverly, MA), The Journal Inquirer (Manchester, CT) and The Reporter (Lansdale, PA). He has covered a broad range of topics including crime, courts, transportation, business, government and human interest. Hickey earned a bachelor's degree in communication with a concentration in journalism from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

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