Mary Kathleen Flynn is a print and broadcast reporter who has covered technology and its impact on consumers for more than 15 years. She is currently writing and editing articles about a wide range of topics including business, technology, history and travel for a variety of publications and publishing companies, including Newsweek, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, PC Magazine, eWeek, Baseline, State Tech, CSO Magazine, Popular Science, Brattleboro Reformer, Southern Vermont, Conde Nast and Primedia. She is also producing videos and writing and editing textbooks on subjects including history, civics, and economics.
Previously, she was a technology correspondent for CNN and CNNfn. She served as a correspondent for CNN's 'CNN.COM,' a half-hour weekend consumer technology program, co-anchor for CNNfn's 'Digital Jam,' the first daily television program dedicated to technology news, and as a substitute anchor for other CNNfn programs, including 'Biz Buzz,' focused on the media and entertainment industries.
Prior to joining CNN, Flynn was a technology correspondent for MSNBC, contributing segments to NBC's 'Today' show and many other shows on MSNBC and CNBC, including the evening 'NewsChat' show and 'The News with Brian Williams' in prime time.
Before working at MSNBC, Flynn served as a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report, where she launched the On Technology column in January 1994, one of the first weekly magazine columns to focus on technology. She spent five years at PC Magazine in a variety of positions that included editing the Trends section and heading up the editorial team that produced the magazine's annual printer roundups. Flynn has also worked at Datamation magazine and Random House's Ballantine Books. She has a B.A. in English from Vassar College.