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.
|Born||1957/1958 (age 61–62)|
|Occupation||videographer, 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.
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.
In 2006, Garfield co-founded the podcast New Mediacracy along with Steve Woolf & Zadi Diaz of Epic Fu. The podcast features candid discussions about online video and new media, and often features popular web series creators as guests.
Garfield wrote the book, Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business, which is the second in a series that David Meerman Scott edits for John Wiley & Sons called The New Rules of Social Media.
- Ressner, Jeffrey (April 11, 2004). "See Me, Blog Me". TIME. Time, Inc. Retrieved May 28, 2009.
- 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.
- Brogan, Chris (2006-12-28). "Go Listen to New Mediacracy". Chris Brogan. Retrieved 2006-12-28.
- Kulik, Pam (2011-03-31). "New Mediacracy: Get The 'Real Dish' On The Web Video Industry". Dialogik Digital. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
- Garfield, Steve (2009). Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business. John Wiley & Sons Inc. ISBN 0-470-52546-0.
- "Wiley Launches New Series of Marketing Books Edited by Bestselling Author David Meerman Scott". May 26, 2009. Retrieved May 28, 2009.
- The Boston Globe : "Virtual Neighbors"
- Wired : "Blogging+Video=Vlogging"
- Boston Phoenix : "I like to watch"
- Rolling Stone: "Vlog Stars: Online video bloggers are redefining the worlds of news and entertainment"
- BusinessWeek.com: "Don't I Know You from the Internet?"
- Guardian Unlimited: "I'm Frank, give me three minutes, you'll love it ..."
- The Wall Street Journal : "Vlogger (noun): Blogger With Video Camera"
- The Boston Globe : "Simonds is the life of this video party"
- Animation Magazine : "It’s Jerry Time with Jerry and Orin Zucker"
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