Brad King

Brad King is the editor & director of Carnegie Mellon University's ETC Press, an academic, digital-first (but not digital only), open access publishing imprint that focuses on issues revolving around entertainment technologies as they are applied across a variety of fields.

He earned his Masters in Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism in 2000. Since then he's worked as a reporter, editor, multimedia storyteller, and senior producer for Wired magazine,, and MIT’s Technology Review. He’s the co-author of Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games became a global culture (ETC Press, 2014), which explored the roots of storytelling and community that drove the development of the Web.

He founded The Geeky Press, a writing collective based in Indianapolis with more than 300 members. He's a member of PEN America and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and has served on the programming board for South by Southwest Interactive for two decades.

Previously, he was an associate professor in Ball State University's Department of Journalism where he co-founded and co-directed the Center for Emerging Media Design & Development, a graduate program that taught design thinking, cross-platform storytelling, and usability.