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:

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