Speakers

Michael Williams

Associate Professor, Interactive Media at University of Kansas
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Michael Williams is associate professor in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland-College Park. He teaches interactive media courses. Prior to his move to Maryland, Williams was director of graduate studies for the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University where he taught multimedia and visual communication management. He previously taught photojournalism and multimedia design in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Williams began his 20-year academic career at the University of Kansas on the faculty of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. He has also been a visiting professor in the School of Journalism at Marquette University in Milwaukee. In addition, Williams has done visual communication consulting. He returned to the professional world in 2000 as director of Internet development for Kalmbach Publishing Company, a magazine publisher in Milwaukee. There Williams was founding editor of Trains.com, the most popular site for railroad enthusiasts and rail industry professionals. He was also publisher for Astronomy.com and oversaw development of Web sites for other Kalmbach publications. Williams began his journalism career as staff photographer for the Salem (Ore.) Statesman-Journal where he was later promoted to photo director. He served as graphics director at the Albuquerque Tribune and assistant managing editor at the Clarion-Ledger and Jackson Daily News in Mississippi. He earned his Bachelor of Science in journalism and Master of Science in journalism degrees from the University of Kansas.


KDMC Sessions

Managing change
March 04, 2008, 8:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Windows Media Video: Video: Managing change (203 MB)
SEMINAR: Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

Dinner
March 03, 2008, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
SEMINAR: Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

Providing an active voice for the community
March 02, 2008, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Windows Media Video: Video: Providing an active voice for the community (244 MB)
SEMINAR: Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

Being the catalyst for an engaged society
March 02, 2008, 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Windows Media Video: Video: Being the catalyst for an engaged society (161 MB)
SEMINAR: Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

Opening lunch
March 02, 2008, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
SEMINAR: Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

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