Dan Brekke is an editor with KQED Radio News. He hails from Chicago, where he started his journalism career fresh out of high school as a copyboy for the Chicago Tribune. Subsequent stops have included The San Francisco Examiner, Wired News, Wired magazine, and TechTV. He has also worked as a freelance magazine writer, contributing pieces to Wired, The New York Times Magazine, Business 2.0, and Travel & Leisure Golf. A student of history, he has attended Illinois State University and the University of California, Berkeley.