Tom Temin

Host and Managing Editor, The Federal Drive, Federal News Network
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Tom Temin is a broadcaster, writer, editor and consultant who brings 40 years of business-to-business media experience to clients in media and information technology products and services.

Temin is host and managing editor of the long-running Federal Drive with Tom Temin, a weekday morning news and interview program on Federal News Radio 1500 AM in Washington D.C. He’s interviewed thousands of federal and industry executives.

A frequent industry speaker, Temin comments in regular columns, discussing trends in government, information technology and management—topics on which he has particular expertise. He also helps media companies refine their print and digital properties for greater market competitiveness. And he helps IT vendors improve their internal and external communications and with content development in the form of white papers, blogs and other materials.

Temin was executive vice president and editor-in-chief for PostNewsweek Tech Media, formerly an affiliate of the Washington Post Company. He was responsible for editorial content, in print and online, of Washington Technology and Government Computer News magazines as well as Government Leader and Defense Systems. As a journalist, he has covered a wide range of fields from basic industry to high technology.

Government Computer News and Washington Technology were, during Temin’s tenure, consistent winners of Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards and other business-to-business journalism awards. GCN was the first magazine in its market to develop a web presence.

Temin chaired the editorial committee of the American Business Media trade association. He has an excellent reputation not only for his skills as an editor and writer but also as a public speaker and motivational leader.

Temin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York and has completed the Stanford University Professional Publishing Course. He held various editorial positions at Cahners Publishing Company in Boston and in local newspapers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.