Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia. He writes regularly for a number of publications and is a contributing tech writer for Fortune magazine.

Before moving to Philadelphia in May 2014, he was the lead reporter for local technology news site Baltimore, the first sister site to Philly. He was also the Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore’s National Public Radio affiliate, and a contributing writer at Baltimore City Paper (a publication for which still writes on occasion).

Before joining Baltimore in July 2012, he worked for a year as digital media editor for the now-defunct Urbanite magazine, a monthly publication that covered Baltimore city arts, politics, education, and culture, as well as environmental questions.

He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Politico Magazine, Popular Science, CNBC, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Philadelphia City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, the Baltimore Sun, Next City, Grist, CityLab (formerly The Atlantic Cities), and elsewhere.