John Conroy Writer:

Technology and General Assignment Journalist

Simile Services

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Find Conroy in

  • The Argonaut
  • Bay Area Music magazine
  • The Boston Globe
  • Cosmetic/Personal Care
  • IVD Tehnoclogy
  • LA Weekly
  • Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry
  • MX: Medtech Executive
  • Nutritional Outlook
  • Pharmaceutical &Medical
    Packaging News
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Sports Travel


He’s About A Mover
Doug Sahm and band roll into the Bay Area in Sports and entertainment

The drought gets real
With water rationing imminent, Westsiders get serious in Environmental news

Stopping the madness
A paradigm shift in public health policy in Medical and healthcare news


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

Conroy has a daughter and
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.
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