Carl Franzen Named Online Director for PopSci

He starts in two weeks.

Popular Science has named Carl Franzen as online director of popsci.com. Franzen comes to the magazine from The Verge, where he served as news editor.

Franzen previously worked for Talking Points Memo. His work has also appeared in The Daily, The Atlantic Wire, Vice and more.

“We are thrilled to have Carl take the reigns at popsci.com,” said PopSci’s editor, Cliff Ransom, in an announcement. “He comes to us with excellent experience and a singular vision for the brand. We have every confidence that Carl will help usher in a new era at popsci.com.”

Franzen’s appointment is effective May 18.