About Us

Founded in 2008 by Walk Big CEO Josh Tyler, GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT is an industry-leading popular entertainment, science, technology, and culture resource, ranking as one of the top 4,000 most-visited websites in the world.

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Covering the stories people care about most, from locations around the world, more than 25 million users regularly read our pages every month. More than half a million dedicated readers subscribe to our content on Facebook alone.

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In 2022, GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT made the list of Chartbeat’s 100 most engaging stories of the year alongside industry leaders like CNN, the BBC, and The New York Times.

Where You’ve Seen Us

Thanks to our consistency and tireless original reporting, you may have seen us credited or mentioned in these places…

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Who We Are

We’re based in Camas, WA at the headquarters of GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT’s parent company Walk Big. However, our dedicated cadre of passionate reporters, editors and opinion makers obsessively cover pop culture, science, technology, and more from places all over the globe.

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You’ll find our reporters chiming in from places like California, Texas, Florida, New York, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. They are engineers, artists, teachers, writers, researchers, entertainers, and industry experts leading the way in their fields.

Key Team Members

Josh Tyler Founder

Josh Tyler

Founder & Publisher

Drew Dietsch EIC

Drew Dietsch

Editor In Chief

Erika Hanson Managing Editor

Erika Hanson

Managing Editor

Doug Norrie EE

Doug Norrie

Executive Editor

James Brizuela GE

James Brizuela

Games Editor

Nathan Kamal DE

Nathan Kamal

Deputy Editor

Mick Martin DE

Michileen Martin

Deputy Editor

Malory Speir

Copy Editor

Jonathan Klotz TE

Jonathan Klotz

Team Editor

Jenny Asencio

Jenny Asencio

Team Editor

Rick Gonzales SSW

Rick Gonzales

Senior Staff Writer

Matthew Creith SW

Matthew Creith

Staff Writer

Charlene Badasie SC

Charlene Badasie

Senior Contributor

Douglas Helm SC

Douglas Helm

Senior Contributor

Who Our Readers Are

People who look to the future with GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT are 50% more likely to spend thousands of dollars building a dangerous artificial intelligence in their basement than the average internet user.

Our Mandate

GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT is driven by a passion for what’s on the next horizon. Our carefully chosen, expert contributors help readers understand where humanity’s going and what’s coming next.

  • Expertise: We hire content creators who are experts in their field.
  • Energy: We craft everything we do with vitality and life.
  • Inquiry: We take nothing for granted and look carefully at all angles.
  • Reality: We operate in the world that exists, not the one we want to exist.
  • Connectivity: We are everywhere you are and available where you want us.
  • Fun: We enjoy what we do and we want you to enjoy what we’re doing too.

Where You Can Find Us

GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT is everywhere you are. These are just a few of the places you can follow our content…

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