About Brad

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

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.

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.

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.