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John Conroy Writer:

Technology and General Assignment Journalist

Simile Services

Service with
a Simile©

Find Conroy in

  • The Argonaut   The Boston Globe   Cosmetic/Personal Care Packaging  
    IVD Technology   LA Weekly   Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry   MICRO   MX: Medtech Executive   Nutritional Outlook   Pharmaceutical
    & Medical Packaging News   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  Sports Travel


For 16 years, John Conroy covered technology and business trends as the news and features editor and then senior editor of MICRO, a trade magazine focused on the semiconductor, display, and MEMS industries. When MICRO ceased publication in 2006, Conroy began writing for MICRO sister publications, trade associations, and other outlets as a technology and general assignment journalist for his business, Simile Services. His most recent work includes cover stories for Sports Travel and news features in MX: Medtech Executive. His work spans topics in technology, business, current events, sports, and music.


Since graduating from Penn State University with a B.A. in journalism, Conroy has worked as a radio and print advertising copywriter, a newspaper reporter in San Francisco and Los Angeles, and senior editor for a high-tech trade magazine.

Conroy has a daughter and a son.
His daughter, a former Mass Communication Specialist with the U.S. Navy, is a communications major at the University of Maryland. His son is a rock drummer. An amateur alto saxophonist, Conroy is a music aficionado with a genre-spanning collection of vinyl records, cassettes, MP3s, and CDs numbering in the thousands.
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