Sean Ludwig

Sean Ludwig


New York, NY


University of Missouri-Columbia


Consumer Technology and Electronics

Computers and Tablets

Computer Peripherals


  • Writer for VentureBeat,, Gizmodo, and Fast Company.
  • Former Communications and Marketing Director of Tech:NYC.
  • Sean has a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia.


Sean Ludwig is a full-time freelance writer based in New York City. He has written thousands of tech stories for outlets like Gizmodo, PC Mag, Laptop Magazine, Computer Shopper, VentureBeat, and more. He is also the creator of NYC BBQ, a blog dedicated to New York City's best barbecue restaurants.

Before going full-time freelance, Sean was a senior editor at Codeword and Communications and Marketing Director at Tech:NYC, a non-profit organization that advocates for smart policies to help tech companies.


Sean has a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia.

Other work:

Lifewire Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

Read more from Sean Ludwig