Seth Schiesel

Seth Schiesel

Staff Writer

New York Times

Seth Schiesel writes about video games for the Culture sections of The New York Times. He joined The Times in 1996 as a business reporter covering the telecommunications industry and in 2000 became the lead reporter on global media companies. He became a technology feature writer in 2003 and was invited to the Culture department in 2005.

Before joining The Times he was an editorial page writer at The Boston Globe. He is a graduate of Phillips Academy and Yale College but is most proud of dropping out of Yale Law School. He has been an avid gamer since the early 1980s.