Lauren Drell was Mashable’s Branded Content Editor. In her role, she developed, wrote and edited custom content for a range of Mashable’s advertisers, including Samsung, Marriott, AmEx and Gap. She joined Mashable in February 2011 as an Assistant Editor.
Natasha is a reporter for TechCrunch, joining September 2012, based out of London. She arrives after a stint reviewing smartphones for CNET UK and, prior to that, more than five years covering business technology for silicon.com (now folded into TechRepublic.com). At silicon she focused on mobile and wireless, telecoms and networking, and IT skills issues, and has also freelanced for organisations including the Guardian and the BBC. Natasha studied English at Cambridge University, and also holds an MA from Goldsmiths College, University of London.