Area of Expertise: Internet, computer and video games, serious games, social networking, Web 2.0, blogging, online culture, media industry, newspapers, magazines, television, video, podcasting and audio, convergence, online news, citizen journalism, digital communication strategies, mobile media, emerging and personal technology, mapping, behavioral economics, anthropology, underwater archaeology
Additional Information: David Johnson was formerly chief technology officer of Scripps Media Center in Washington, D.C., home to Scripps Howard News Service, where he managed and directed technology and new media, including the online community of news and current events.
Johnson, who was executive producer and online editor of TCPalm.com, helped one of the first live-streaming television station Web sites go online (www.wptv.com) and was part of the original launch team that won the NAA Digital Edge Award for Best News Site in the first year of operation (1998). Johnson directed major cross-property coverage of major news events, including hurricanes and natural disasters, the Clinton sex-scandal investigation, significant space launches, and sporting events like the Super Bowl and spring training.
Johnson is the founder and principal of Sextant Media, a full-service communications firm and publisher of multiple niche and community sites. He is a longtime blogger at lostremote.com and is a founding member of the Media Bloggers Association. Lostremote.com, which covers industry media, television, and the Internet, was ranked by Entertainment Weekly as a best of the Web in 2007.