Austin Fracchia

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Name: Austin Fracchia

Title: Senior Operations Manager, BobVila.com 

Austin Fracchia has worked in digital media and publishing since 2016 as a writer and in editorial operations. In this time, he’s covered a variety of home and garden, education, and automotive topics for sites such as The Spruce, The Drive, wikiHow, Study.com, and Task & Purpose. Having worked with the Bob Vila team since 2020 in other roles, he finally joined the team in 2022 as the senior operations manager. 

Education: Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in communication from the University of Colorado Boulder

Other work: The Spruce, The Drive, wikiHow, Study.com, and Task & Purpose

Expertise and Experience

Before getting into the publishing industry, Austin worked in the education sector. After graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2012, he began teaching public speaking and communication courses at a local community college in Colorado. As a part-time instructor, he picked up freelance writing to help make ends meet and became a self-published author.

As a writer, Austin has covered several topics ranging from automotive and home/garden to technology and education, publishing work on several notable sites such as wikiHow, Study.com, and The Spruce. In 2019, he started expanding into the behind-the-scenes work of editorial and content operations. After joining Recurrent Ventures, he helped create the company’s first product reviews team for The Drive, which later expanded to Car Bibles and Task & Purpose. From there, he established Recurrent’s commerce operations team before joining the Bob Vila team in 2022. These days, he works on a variety of operationally focused areas for the team, including data engineering and analysis.

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