If everyone is thinking alike, chances are no one is thinking. Internet Monsterback. Multimedia Journalist. Web Publisher. Developer. Strategist. Consultant. Professor. Underwater Archaeologist. Musician. Storyteller. Mixologist.
Jan 2006 - Present
Founder and Principal
Sextant Media is a full service media consulting firm, agency and publisher for online, print and broadcast. www.sextantmedia.com
Sep 2005 - Present
Full faculty member in School of Communications Journalism Program, teaching courses in online production, advanced multimedia, and interactive journalism. Was previously adjunct faculty from 2005 to 2007.
Dec 2000 - Present
Stunt blogger and rabblerouser, charter member of the Media Bloggers Association
Jan 2001 - Dec 2007
Scripps Howard News Service
* Responsible for all technology and related business, including research and development, design, deployment, and maintenance. * Manage and direct Web sites, digital products and distribution channels, DAM, LAN and CMS. * Manage IT staff, multiple contractors and technical relations with all vendors, and clients, including customer service for hundreds of subscribing media outlets. * Consult with executive management in strategic planning and work with all divisions across corporate enterprise including editorial, marketing and advertising departments in 21 daily newspapers, 13 broadcast channels, 6 cable networks, and multiple new media channels. * Develop synergy and convergence content methodology with Scripps Networks Category Television including HGTV, Food Network, DIY, Fine Living, Shop at Home, and GAC.
Feb 1998 - Dec 2000
Executive Producer and Online Editor
Scripps Treasure Coast Publishing
In charge of all production and editorial for TCPalm.com, a regional portal site including seven newspapers and a television station blanketing Florida's Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches. Won NAA Digital Edge Award for Best Site in 1998. Directed major cross-property productions for newspaper and broadcast sites including the Starr Report, space shuttle launches, spring training baseball, Super Bowls, and natural disasters including hurricanes and wild fires. Developed custom live streaming media solutions and original interactive content. Developed and deployed custom content management system and vertical products for classifieds and e-commerce.
1996 - 1998
Institute of Maritime History
Directed underwater archaeology projects as well as communications and membership strategy. In 2007, I joined IMH's board of directors.
1992 - 1997
Writer, Director, Producer
Last Minute Productions
Created HaywardSanitarium, a radio theater horror serial that aired twice on NPR Playhouse, SciFi Channel's Seeing Ear Theater and around the nation on community radio stations. Online at www.haywardsanitarium.com.