About the Author
Mark Briggs is the author of Journalism 2.0 and maintains a widely read blog under the same name (journalism20.com/blog/). He is a frequent speaker and presenter at journalism and media conferences throughout the U.S. and Europe and was named to Presstime magazine's "20 under 40" list for 2007. He has served as Assistant Managing Editor for Interactive News at The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) and New Media Director at The Herald (Everett, Wash.) where he was awarded the James K. Batten Award for Innovation in 2002. He earned journalism degrees from Gonzaga University and the University of North Carolina and also served as an adjunct professor at Seattle University from 2002-2006.