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For 16 years, John Conroy covered technology and business trends as the news and features editor and then senior editor of MICRO, a trade magazine focused on the semiconductor, display, and MEMS industries. When MICRO ceased publication in 2006, Conroy began writing for MICRO sister publications, trade associations, and other outlets as a technology and general assignment journalist for his business, Simile Services. His most recent work includes cover stories for Sports Travel and news features in MX: Medtech Executive. His work spans topics in technology, business, current events, sports, and music.
Since graduating from Penn State University with a B.A. in journalism, Conroy has worked as a radio and print advertising copywriter, a newspaper reporter in San Francisco and Los Angeles, and senior editor for a high-tech trade magazine.…more
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a son. His daughter, a former Mass Communication Specialist with the U.S. Navy, is a communications major at the University of Maryland. His son is a rock drummer. An amateur alto saxophonist, Conroy is a music aficionado with a genre-spanning collection of vinyl records, cassettes, MP3s, and CDs numbering in the thousands.