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Steve Safran

Editor, Lost Remote, and Convergence Consultant
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Steve Safran is an editorial consultant to Public Interactive and editor of the website Lost Remote. He has been working in journalism for nearly 20 years. After getting his master's degree in broadcast journalism, Safran went to work as a producer for the fledgling New England Cable News channel in 1992, one of the first regional all-news channels. He started in new media in 2000, working on the all-video news website NECN.com. Safran was on-air for seven years at NECN, doing reports "from the Webcenter." He is a published author and is frequently quoted in interviews about the media. More recently, Safran was senior vice president of Media 2.0 at AR&D, Audience Research & Development. His writings and musings on digital media have been featured in Nieman Reports from The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, USC Annenberg's Online Journalism Review, American Journalism Review, CBSNews.com, Broadcasting & Cable, TV Week, Poynter Online, The RTNDA Communicator and several other publications and Web sites. In July 2007, he taught a seminar at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, to media executives from around Europe. Safran is a founding board member of the Media Bloggers Association and a member of the RTNDA/F Web site & Digital Strategy Task Force. He has also judged local and national journalism awards. Safran holds a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University College of Communications and a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Trinity College in Hartford.


KDMC Sessions

The Emerging Local News Landscape
July 18, 2010, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Flash File: Video: Steve Safran / Rusty Coats: The Emerging Local News Landscape
SEMINAR: Leadership Summit: The Future of Local News and Public Media

Transforming a Local News Organization
December 07, 2009, 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
PowerPoint: Steve Safran’s Presentation
SEMINAR: Digital Leadership Summit for Public Radio Stations

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