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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2008-Current
Editor for Greenspun Interactive, the Internet media division of the Greenspun Corporation. Greenspun Interactive’s role is to develop popular and profitable Web sites and other new-media properties that serve Las Vegas and Southern Nevada, as well as the tourist market for this region.

2006-2008
Vice President of Product Development for Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive. Leads a team committed to the development and deployment of new tools for journalists and viewers that can be seen across all WPNI properties.

2005-2006
Director of New Media/Convergence for the Naples and Bonita Daily News. Responsible for nearly all aspects of newspaper operations that don’t involve ink on paper — primarily editorial focus and innovation, future and current strategic initiatives, as well as new media revenue generation. The job also had an emphasis on the evolution of traditional newsroom responsibilities and the reinterpretation of what traditional media can mean in a local market. Web sites, video production, audio production, alternate-delivery of content to nearly any device and database development were core focuses.

2004-2005
Director of New Media/Convergence, The World Company. Along with responsibilities of running all aspects of World Online, also responsible for the day-to-day and strategic focus of the company’s converged operations for the combined news gathering staffs of the Lawrence Journal-World, 6 News television station and World Online.

2002-2003
General Manager, World Online, The Lawrence Journal-World. Responsible for all aspects of the newspaper’s Internet operation, primarily editorial focus and convergence of all World Company new assets (newspaper, television, online), and all revenue generation.

2000-2002
Director of New Media, The Topeka Capital-Journal. Responsible for all aspects of the newspaper’s Internet operation, primarily editorial focus and innovation, and all revenue generation. Manager of Midwest Content Group, Morris Digital Works. Responsible for consulting in sales and strategy, and re-building the Web sites for Morris Communications’ newspapers in seven states.

1998-2000
Manager of Internet Content Development, Morris Digital Works. Responsible for online content development and strategy for the entire Morris Communications chain.

1997-1998
New Media Editor, The Topeka Capital-Journal. Responsible for online editorial focus for the newspaper.

1996-1997
Political/State Reporter, The Topeka Capital-Journal.

1996
Education Reporter/Webmaster, The Ottawa Herald.

ACCOLADES/AWARDS

2007
Named to Washingtonian Magazine’s annual list of the Washington D.C. metro area’s “40 under 40.”

2007
Named to Creativity Magazine’s annual list of the 50 most creative people in the world.

2007
naplesnews.com named Best Overall News Site in the nation and Studio 55 named Most Innovative Multimedia Storytelling - Newspaper Association of America.

2006
Named by the National Newspaper of Association’s PRESSTIME magazine as one of the top “20 Under 40″ in the newspaper industry.

2006
naplesnews.com named best Best Internet News Service in the world - Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2006
BonitaNews.com’s high school sports site named Most Innovative Multimedia Storytelling - Newspaper Association of America.

2005
In a 4,000 word story outlining the innovations at the Lawrence Journal-World, The New York Times calls the Kansas daily paper “the newspaper of the future.”

2005
LJWorld.com named best Best Internet News Service in the world and SteamBoatHomefinder.com named best local real estate site in the world - Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2005
LJWorld.com named best Best Overall News Site in the nation, Lawrence.com named best entertainment site in the nation, and LJWorld.com/sports named best sports site in the nation - Newspaper Association of America.

2004
With the Lawrence Journal-World’s convergence and “Web innovations far too numerous to list here,” Editor & Publisher magazine named the newspaper to its annual list of the 10 newspapers “That Do It Right.”

2004
Lawrence.com named best Internet entertainment service in the world and KUsports.com named best Internet sports service in the world - Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2004
Lawrence.com named best entertainment site in the nation - Newspaper Association of America.

2003
Best overall newspaper Internet service (LJWorld.com); Best Internet news service (LJWorld.com); Best Internet sports service (KUsports.com; Best Internet entertainment service (Lawrence.com) - Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2003
KUsports.com named best sports site in the nation; the Lawrence Journal-World was the only newspaper in the nation to be a finalist in every single Digital Edge category - Newspaper Association of America.

2002
Most Innovative Use of Digital Media for News Event (CJOnline’s Kansas Legislature site); Best Specialized Content Site (HawkZone.com); Best Online Sales Campaign in the Nation (CJOnline.com); Most Innovative Use of Digital Media for a Feature Story (Hannibal.net’s Mark Twain site) - Newspaper Association of America.

2002
Best newspaper site in the nation (CJOnline.com); Best specialized news site in the world (CJOnline.com); Best use of multimedia (Hannibal.net) - Editor & Publisher magazine.

2001
New Media Pioneer of the Year for the newspaper industry - Newspaper Association of America.

2001
Best classifieds section in the nation (TopekaHomefinder.com); Best online sales campaign in the nation (CatZone.com) - Newspaper Association of America.

2001
Best newspaper site in the nation (StAugustine.com) - Editor & Publisher magazine.

2000
Best newspaper site in the nation (OnlineAthens.com) - Newspaper Association of America.

2000
Best Regional or City Guide in the Nation (JuneauAlaska.com) - Newspaper Association of America.1999 Best newspaper site in the nation (SearchColorado.com) - Newspaper Association of America.

1998
Best newspaper site in Kansas and Missouri - Kansas City Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists.

1997
Top sports story of the year in Kansas - Kansas Press Association.

1994
Kansas collegiate sports writer of the year - Kansas Associated Collegiate Press.

1988
Editor in Chief of the Top Ten rated high school newspaper in the nation as determined by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association.


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