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Jacob Krol

Jacob Krol is Senior Editor of Technology and Commerce for The Arena Group’s TheStreet, Sports Illustrated and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, among other brands. He sources the latest deals, curates best-of reviews and covers new product announcements across tech, outdoors and sports. Jake frequently tests all sorts of consumer devices and breaks down what's new in tech. 

Prior to joining The Arena Group, Jake was Tech and Electronics Editor at CNN Underscored where he launched the Gadgets vertical. He also worked as an Associate Tech Writer at Mashable, and founded NJTechReviews in 2010. A proud New Jersey native, Jake received a Bachelor of Arts in Media & Communication cum laude with a minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Muhlenberg College. He spends his free time listening to The Boss (Bruce Springsteen), binging Marvel and Star Wars shows, and playing with his family dogs Georgia and Charlie.