Ted Smalley Bowen

Arlington, MA

cell: 617.639.4710

Experienced, award-winning reporter and editor with extensive knowledge of architecture, sustainable design, environmental policy, technology and business. Strong research, writing and editing skills.


Freelance Journalist, Editor      December 2000 ~ Present

Writing on public policy, business, technology, architecture and design, environmental issues, and general interest topics. Work has appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, Wired Magazine, Metropolis, The Financial Times, FastCompany,, The Toronto Globe and Mail, Grist Magazine, Architectural Record, The Architect's Newspaper, Red Herring, ComputerWorld, Boston Magazine, CIO, Data Informed and others.

Contract Case Writer, Columbia University Center for the Management of Systemic Risk, 2013 ~ Present 

Researching and writing case studies on systemic risk in finance, energy and aerospace sectors

Contract Case Writer, School of International and Public Affairs, 2014 ~ 2015 

Researching and writing case studies and course materials, including videos, for graduate level classes in international and public policy; advising graduate student researchers

Contributor, The Case Consortium @ Columbia University, 2011 ~ 2014

Researching and writing case studies and course materials for college and graduate level classes in journalism, public health and policy

Contributing Editor, Technology Research News      December 2000 ~ 2006

Wrote and edited news articles on scientific and technical research; consulted on editorial strategy

Editor-at-Large, Online News Editor, Infoworld      1996 ~ December 2000

Wrote features, news articles, and special reports on business and technology.

Edited daily online coverage.

Managed news team: assigned stories, designed pages.

Work also appeared on

Organized and moderated panel discussion on privacy, Fall Internet World 2000

Senior Writer, Asst. Online News Editor, PCWeek       1993 ~ 1996

Wrote computer industry news articles and features

Coordinated and edited online coverage

Senior Writer, Digital News and Review      1989 ~ 1993

Wrote computer industry news articles and features


American Society of Business Publication Editors, West:

- 2001 Silver medal, feature article (mergers and acquisitions)

- 2000 Gold medal, special report (Year 2000 remediation)

Education/Professional Development

Wesleyan University, BA English 1987

Harvard University Extension School, advanced journalism 1992

Boston Architectural College, architecture, sustainable design, preservation 2002 ~ 2004