Mike is MediaShift.org’s business director and is a Google News Lab trainer. A former reporter at the LA Times and web editor at the Chicago Tribune,
Mike served for 13 years as a faculty member at Northwestern, Arizona State University and DePaul University, teaching digital journalism to hundreds of students and professional journalists.
He has journalism degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (undergrad) and Northwestern University (masters).
Mike founded and updates the research site The Journalist’s Toolbox for SPJ (journaliststoolbox.org) Twitter: @journtoolbox