Steve Garfield is a videographer and video blogger based in Boston, Massachusetts. Known for shows such as New Mediacracy, in 2009 Garfield was inducted into the International Academy of Web Television.[2]

Steve Garfield
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Born1957/1958 (age 61–62)[1]
Occupationvideographer, video blogger


One of the Internet's first video bloggers, Garfield began experimenting with the technique in 2002 and launched his own video blog on January 1, 2004.[1]

Garfield is a former producer of the Boston-based Karlson and McKenzie radio show. He has produced his own video blog programs, including The Carol & Steve Show and Vlog Soup. On February 3, 2005, Garfield posted what is believed to be the first video blog from a United States elected politician, Boston City Councilor John Tobin. He has also contributed video to Rocketboom.[2]

In 2006, Garfield co-founded the podcast New Mediacracy along with Steve Woolf & Zadi Diaz of Epic Fu.[3] The podcast features candid discussions about online video and new media, and often features popular web series creators as guests.[4]

In 2009, Steve was inducted into the International Academy of Web Television.[2]


Garfield wrote the book, Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business,[5] which is the second in a series that David Meerman Scott edits for John Wiley & Sons called The New Rules of Social Media.[6]


  1. ^ a b Ressner, Jeffrey (April 11, 2004). "See Me, Blog Me". TIME. Time, Inc. Retrieved May 28, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c Miller, Liz Shannon (2009-03-05). "Streamy Awards: IAWTV Finalized, Nominations in Progress!". NewTeeVee. The GigaOM Network. Archived from the original on 2009-03-10. Retrieved 2009-12-01.
  3. ^ Brogan, Chris (2006-12-28). "Go Listen to New Mediacracy". Chris Brogan. Retrieved 2006-12-28.
  4. ^ Kulik, Pam (2011-03-31). "New Mediacracy: Get The 'Real Dish' On The Web Video Industry". Dialogik Digital. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
  5. ^ Garfield, Steve (2009). Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business. John Wiley & Sons Inc. ISBN 0-470-52546-0.
  6. ^ "Wiley Launches New Series of Marketing Books Edited by Bestselling Author David Meerman Scott". May 26, 2009. Retrieved May 28, 2009.

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