Eric Avidon, a journalist with more than two decades of experience as a reporter and editor, covers business analytics for TechTarget's Enterprise Software & Services Group. He began his career writing about financial markets in his hometown of New York City for Thomson Financial Media (now SourceMedia) and BridgeNews before moving to Massachusetts and becoming a sports reporter and editor for 17 years. During his time covering sports for the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise and the MetroWest Daily News, he spent 12 years on the Boston College football beat and eight covering the Red Sox. Most recently, he spent two years as the Sports Editor of the MetroWest Daily News.
Avidon, a Bard College alumnus, values time with his family and is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys hiking, biking, rowing and trips to the gym. He's also an avid reader of fiction, and having left sports journalism behind is rediscovering his love of sports as a fan.