Experience

    • The Washington Post

    • July 14 – present
    • Washington, DC
    • Director of Strategic Initiatives: As Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Washington Post, Jeremy works to identify, create, and execute new digital storytelling experiences. He collaborates with journalists, engineers, and advertising department, to develop ways to effectively fulfill the Post’s journalistic mission while also delivering innovation for advertisers.
    • National Geographic

    • Dec 13 – July 14
    • Washington, DC
    • Deputy Editor, Digital: Oversees editorial, missions-based and advertising storytelling on National Geographic’s digital platforms. Crafts digital storytelling for the web, tablets, smartphones and wearable computers. Creates workflow for all editorial projects and serves as the team’s chief contact point with the Society’s advertising and mission Programs. Liaises with advertising and development teams. Supervises homepage and content promotion.
  • Sept 08 – Dec 13
  • Evanston, IL
  • Associate Professor: Taught interactive storytelling, web and print design techniques for Northwestern University. Designed tools and technologies for the creation, distribution and consumption of news across platforms. Also collaborated with Segal Design Institute.
  • Aug 06 – Aug 08
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Managing Editor, Innovation & Design Editor: Managed members of the Poynter Online Staff, supervise interns and lead a re-imagination of Poynter.org. Write about news design and teach alternative story forms, news design and web publishing. Oversaw the design of all printed materials including editorial publications, marketing and advertising for the Institute and the Web site.
    • The St. Petersburg Times

    • Oct 04 – Aug 06
    • St. Petersburg, FL
    • Sports Design Director: Supervised a staff of sports designers and copyeditors. Responsible for planning, special sections and photo editing. Part of a team working to implement a new pagination system and a newspaper-wide redesign.
    • The News-Press

    • Dec 01 – Sept 04
    • Fort Myers, FL
    • Art Director: Created a new visual identity for the newspaper and managed its implementation. Managed a staff of designers and graphic artists. Worked on a statewide beach erosion project and redesigned the Sunday magazine.
    • BrassRing

    • Feb 01 – Dec 01
    • Chicago, IL
    • User Interaction Designer: Created new web based products and job boards, dealing with site architecture, navigation and usability. Oversaw User Centered Design process including testing, iterative design and results interpretation.
    • Viant

    • Aug 00 – Dec 00
    • Chicago, IL
    • Graphic Designer: Designed Web sites for traditional retail vendors. Participated in several phases of the business cycle for this Internet consultancy, including business development, strategy research and recruiting.
    • The Sun-Sentinel

    • July 99 – Sept 99, June 98 – Sept 98
    • Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    • Features / Sports Design Intern: Lead designer in the features department. Created two to three covers each week, including a Society of News Design award winner (the design industry’s highest honor).
    • The Oregonian

    • Jan 99 – March 99
    • Portland, OR
    • Presentation Team Intern: Designed the Sunday front and pages for the A Section, Metro, Business, Money, Tech and Neighbors pages. Worked with pages for seven zones and three editions.
    • June 97 – Sept 97
    • Austin, TX
    • The Austin American-Statesman

    • Features Design Intern: Designed books, entertainment and movies pages. Created lifestyle section fronts and pages for weekly XL Entertainment section.
  • Education

    Lectures/Speaking Engagements

    VDZ Publishers’ Summit, 2017. Ad Week DC, 2017. Google News Lab Summit, 2017. Inland Press Association, 2017. Digital Summit, 2017. Public Radio Program Directors Association, 2017. AR in Action, 2017. Virginia Press Association, 2017. Digital Innovation Summit, 2017. MobileMeYou2, 2016. SciencePo, 2016. Scoopcamp, 2016. American Public Media, 2016. Changing Media Summit, 2016. Advertising Club of NYC, 2016. Walkley Foundation: Storyology, 2015. Melbourne Press Club, 2015. American Business Media Executive Forum, 2009. Maturing Internet Studies, Northwestern University School of Law, 2009. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2009. The Poynter Institute: Sports Summit, Florida Scholastic Press Association. Poynter Summer Fellowship, Co-director, 2008. Poynter Sports Journalism Summits II & III, 2007/2008. Poynter High School Journalists, 2007/2008.

    Professional Memberships

    Society of News Design (Digital Competition Co-Chair 2009-present, Competition Facilitator 2002/2003/2007, Competition Team Captain 2008, Competition Committee Member, 2008). Online News Association, 2009. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2009 (Second Vice Head for Visual Communications).

    Awards

    2009 Finalist, Gannett Foundation Award for Technical Innovation in the Service of Digital Journalism, Online News Association. 2009 First Place, AEJMC, Best of the Web. 2004 ASNE Top Ten Sunday Sports Section, Florida Press Club: First place Newspaper Weekly Magazine, Florida Press Club: Second place Sports Page Design, Florida Press Club: Honorable mention features page design, Society of News Design Award of Excellence 2000, Kappa Tau Alpha, Second Place Student Society of News Design Special Sections Design 1999, Northwestern’s Dean’s List 2000, 1999 & 1998

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