Sunday, September 7, 2008

ONA2008-3 Podcast: Interview with Joel Schwartzberg, award-winning journalist, blogger, and director of new media for NOW on PBS

In this series of podcasts, we'll be highlighting some of the organizers and participants in this year's Online News Association conference, September 11-13 in Washington DC.

For our third podcast in the series, we interview Joel Schwartzberg, director of new media for NOW on PBS. Joel is nominated for an OJA award for "Best Commentary" which will be presented to the winner at the 2008 ONA Conference.

Joel Schwartzberg is the Director of New Media for NOW on PBS. His oversight includes the award-winning NOW website ( and all new media platforms. Schwartzberg was formerly an Editorial Director with Time Inc. Interactive and was the Founding Editor and Executive Producer for TIME For Kids Online, the interactive arm of TIME For Kids magazine. He was also the Head Writer and Senior Producer for Nickelodeon Online. A graduate of Emerson College, Joel is also an award-winning essayist and screenwriter.

Joel is a featured blogger for the Star Ledger's news blog, NJ Voices.

In 2008, he won 2nd place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists' Column-Writing Competition, and is currently a nominee for "Best Commentary" from the 2008 Online News Association Awards.

Download the podcast program here (Stereo MP3 file, 20.6 mb, duration 00:15:01.)

Keywords: ona, online news, journalism, news, reporting, new media, web 2.0, ona08, schwartzberg, pbs

Produced in the studios of Professional Podcasts LLC, Cherry Hill, NJ

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