Molly Wood is an executive editor at CNET TV and previously a writer for Associated Press, MacHome Journal magazine, and O'Reilly Media. Wood hosts the "Gadgettes" podcast with Kelly Morrison as well as the Buzz Out Loud podcast twice a week. Wood also hosts a video news show called "The Buzz Report," a quirky technology video news column that is published weekly and the "CNET Mailbag", where she answers viewer e-mail with her own personal style. She has appeared in more mainstream media such as Regis and Kelly, CNBC's On the Money and NBC's Today Show.
Wood hails from Bismarck, North Dakota. She has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism with a minor in French from the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. During her senior year (June 1996 - May 1997) she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the The Montana Kaimin, the daily student newspaper of the University of Montana. Upon graduation, she took a job as a reporter at The Missoulian, Missoula, Montana's daily newspaper. In July 1997, she joined the Associated Press, handling a variety of both general news and sports stories in the western US.
She used to be married to Justin Eckhouse  and currently lives in the Oakland Hills area . In December 2006, Molly announced during a podcast that she was expecting a baby. Wood gave birth to a baby boy named "Eli" on March 2, 2007. Wood returned to work on July 9, 2007 after three months of maternity leave
It has recently been reported that Molly Wood is currently sporting a mullet. This was reported on Leo Laporte's This Week in Tech (TWiT) podcast, and confirmed by John C Dvorak (http://dvorak.org/blog). Although this is in jest as they were teasing Molly for not appearing in the program.
- ↑ "Buzz Out Loud 563: AMD's Three-Legged Chip". 18 September 2007. http://reviews.cnet.com/4531-10921_7-6776212.html. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
- ↑ "Molly Wood's Buzz Me blog". http://themolly.com/blog/?p=36. Retrieved 2007-12-05.