Our mission is simple. We are a team of creators, users and enthusiasts building the definitive resource for discovering products and the stories that surround them. At Gear Patrol, we believe everyone deserves the best product.
Gear Patrol's product journalism reaches over 5.5 million monthly readers online and in our quarterly print magazine. Our scope includes everything from cars to home, style to tech, outdoors to watches — all covered through the lens of products. Gear Patrol and our content studio arm, Gear Patrol Studios have been awarded by the Webbys, OMMA, Min, Folio, and Communication Arts among many others. In 2019, our staff was awarded by Digiday for the Most Passionate Employees. And in 2018, Gear Patrol received an investment from Hearst Magazines, one of the world’s largest publishers of magazine media, to further accelerate our mission.
Products don't just fill the empty spaces in our homes. We believe products have the power to enrich and empower the lives of both discerning enthusiasts and everyday consumers.
We aim to share fresh perspectives on products. Moreover, we cater to enthusiasts of all stripes. The best products, and thus recommendations, are empathetic — not exclusive.
Products and culture are always changing. As a leading source for product discovery, we inform and inspire consumers to make decisions that propel them forward.
Chief Content Officer Ben Bowers
Deputy Editor Jack Seemer
Assistant Editor Will Price
Senior Staff Writers Tucker Bowe
Associate Staff Writer Tyler Chin
Associate Editor, Editorial Operations JD DiGiovanni
Editorial Associate, Editorial Operations Scott Ulrich
Creative Director Joe A. Tornatzky
Deputy Photography Editor Henry Phillips
Senior Designer Sherry Wang
Coordinating Producer Nick Caruso
Creative Project Manager Meg Lappe
Associate Designer Hunter D. Kelley
Multimedia Producer Kasey Martin
Chief Commercial Officer Zach Mader
VP, Commercial Operations Monica Hare
Sales & Partnerships
Business Development Director Michael Bailey
Senior Account Executive Alyx Effron
Pacific Northwest Advertising Director Scot Bondlow
Southwest Advertising Director Justin Parkhurst
Senior Manager, Revenue Operations Geneva Auduong
Sales Marketing Coordinator Aisha Lopez
Gear Patrol Studios
Senior Content Manager, Gear Patrol Studios AJ Powell
Project Coordinator, Gear Patrol Studios Zeb Goodman
Head of Commerce Brian Louie
Commerce Editor Ryan Brower
Store Operations Manager Chris Healy
Product Manager, Growth Caitlyn Shaw
Chief Financial Officer Brandon Frank
Gear Patrol Magazine is a deep dive into product culture. Inside each issue, you'll find seasonal buying guides, rich maker profiles and long-form dispatches from the front lines of product design.
Gear Patrol Studios is the award-winning branded content agency of Gear Patrol based in New York City. We leverage 10+ years of storytelling to create compelling campaigns at the intersection of products and culture.
Gear Patrol reaches millions of readers seeking knowledge to make the right purchasing decisions. Driving our content — and our mission — is the belief that these products and insights can inspire and help people's lives. But more important is our belief that the better world we are striving for is one that stands against racism and social injustice. Learn more about what Gear Patrol is doing to enact positive change.
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Eddie for Advertorial/Sponsored Content 2019 Winner
Ozzie for Full Issue 2019 Finalist
Ozzie for Overall Design (Single Issue) 2019 Finalist
Eddie for Advertorial/Sponsored Content 2018 Finalist
Ozzie for Overall Design (Single Magazine Issue) 2018 Winner
Best Overall Magazine Design 2016 Winner
Best New Magazine (Under 250k Circulation) 2016 Winner
Branded Content Products and Services 2019 Gold Winner
Lifestyle Website 2019 Silver Winner
Worklife Awards for Most Passionate Employees 2019 Winner
Best Editorial Design 2016 Winner
Best Lifestyle Site 2019 Honoree
Best Lifestyle Site 2016 Nominee
Best Lifestyle Site 2015 Winner
Best Lifestyle Site 2014 Honoree
Best New Magazine Launch 2016 Winner
Editorial Excellence 2016 Winner
Best Web Photography 2015 Finalist
Best Web Videography 2015 Finalist
Editorial & Design 2014 Finalist
Creativity in Advertising 2014 Finalist
Social Video – Best Use of Vertical Format 2019 Silver
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Gear Patrol links to featured products via Amazon and other online retailers, including our own Gear Patrol Store. When you click on these links and purchase products, Gear Patrol may earn a small percentage of the purchase price as a referral fee.