Billy Brown is the Gear Editor at Fatherly, where he oversees all of Fatherly’s gear news, reviews, and roundups. He has over a decade of editorial experience in print and online publications, with work appearing in Wired Magazine, Outside, Men’s Journal, and Esquire.
Before Fatherly, Billy served as Managing Editor at Gearjunkie.com, Footwear Editor at Backpacker Magazine, and as US Cellular’s Resident Adventurer. He lives in Sacramento, California.
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