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Brad King is an associate professor in Ball State University’s Department of Journalism, the co-director of The Center for Emerging Media Design & Development, and the director of the Digital Media Minor.

He earned his Masters in Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2000, and worked for Wired magazine, Wired.com, and MIT’s Technology Review as a reporter, editor, and senior producer.

He’s been the editor for Carnegie Mellon’s ETC Press since 2014, and a member of the South by Southwest Interactive Advisory & Program Board since 2002.

Since he left the world of magazine journalism, he’s written one book, Dungeons & Dreamers: a story of how computer games became a global culture (ETC Press, 2014), and he’s working on two other projects, including Catch: An oral history of baseball, softball, and life and So Far Appalachia: An American Mythology.

Along with teaching, King runs The Geeky Press, a writers collective that hosts monthly, quarterly, and yearly writing events and publishes original, anthology books collections.

In 2009, he gave his “Telling Stories on the World” talk at TedxCincy.