Jim Meigs (Co-host of How Do We Fix It?)

Jim Meigs is a veteran magazine editor and writer. He has been editor-in-chief of four magazines, including, most recently, Popular Mechanics. In his 10 years there he updated that century-old magazine to become a distinctive voice on modern technological issues including energy, infrastructure, green technology, and digital privacy.

Meigs has also covered environmental issues and adventure travel at National Geographic Adventure, and entertainment at the movie magazine Premiere, and at Entertainment Weekly. He began his career covering the consumer tech industry. As a freelance writer he has written for Rolling Stone, Details and other publications.

He is currently working on a book about man-made disasters. Meigs lives on the Hudson River in Westchester County, NY. When he’s not writing, he can often be found playing blues harmonica with his Americana/roots band, Spuyten Duyvil.