NBC News Digital to Launch Tech Vertical ‘Mach’

It debuts early next year.

NBC News Digital is launching a new tech, science and innovation vertical called “Mach.” The site, which is in beta at nbcnews.com/mach, is set to debut early next year.

David Freeman, previously managing editor of HuffPost’s impact and innovation, has been tapped as Mach’s lead editor. Freeman had been with HuffPost since 2011. He previously worked for CBS Interactive.

Joining Freeman as deputy editor of Mach is Matthew Kitchen, who previously served as homepage editor for MSNBC.com.