Thank you for Alaska, Joe McGinniss

I was very sorry to hear about the death of writer Joe McGinniss. He had a large, and unexpected impact on my life, though we never met (but I did once see him at Bernie’s Bungalow in downtown Anchorage). He’s a big reason I moved to Alaska briefly in 1996, and again for a much…

Farewell Alaska. Hello St. Louis!

Announcement Time! As of this week I accepted an exciting new position with public service media company KETC in St. Louis, Missouri. Starting in early March, I’ll be their new Director of Digital Engagement. Historically KETC has been, and to this day is, a public television station in a TV market of roughly 3 million,…

Alaska public media falling apart

Updated 16 Sep 2011. Updates at the bottom of the post. — Things are tough all over the public media world these days. But if you think you’ve got it bad, you should try working in the Alaska public media world. It’s brutal. In case you hadn’t heard or figured it out, I was fired…

Recent presentations

Well, the week of presentations is now over. Here are both of them, for reference. They may not make sense out of context, but there were definitely some links in the Twitter presentation particularly that may be of use to the APRN journalists that attended my presentation last Friday. APRN Chaordic Organization Option This presentation…