My interview in the mega-popular blog Freelance Switch came out recently. Here’s a little excerpt: Want to turn your personal interests into a booming career? That’s what Ian MacKenzie had in mind when he started his career as a new media producer. A jack-of-all-trades, Ian recently finished producing the web series OneWeekJob.com, where a friendContinue reading »
IT’S HARD TO KNOW when it began. Perhaps it started with my first web page. That moment I typed out my first cautious lines of HTML, and uploaded the document to the mysterious sounding “web server.” Hello world. The words spoke back at me from the monitor. With cautious joy I realized these letters wereContinue reading »
To help spread the word about MatadorU, the online travel writing school, I’m producing a video series celebrating the life of travel writers. The first profile features Robin Esrock, gonzo journalist and host of the tv show Word Travels. It was a fun shoot, basically walking around Vancouver haunts like Commercial Drive, Granville Island, EnglishContinue reading »
How can you make money on the web when people want everything for free? In a word: externalities. Like most people who enjoy music and are technologically savvy, I have a lot of tracks on my hard drive. And by that I mean somewhere in the range of 32 gigs. iTunes tells me that IContinue reading »
A little piece I whipped together to promote MatadorU – the online media school offering classes in travel writing and travel photography. It’s part of a new crop of videos I just completed shooting in DC and New York. More to come!
In February earlier this year, I flew down to Washington, DC to shoot an interview series with the staff of National Geographic Traveler. The idea was to capture travel writing and photography tips for students of the new media school MatadorU. Check out the promo: