Austin Fracchia

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,, and Task & Purpose


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,, 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.

Proudest DIY

With little DIY or woodworking experience, Austin decided one summer several years ago to build a doghouse for his sister’s family dog, Blaze. Although it turned out to be a bit larger than an Australian shepherd really needs, it has faithfully sheltered that dog ever since.

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