New Media: Careers in Digital Journalism - View the video

Kyle Geissler

Presenter
Kyle Geissler
News Flow Editor
Bliss Communications

Location:
1 S. Parker Drive
Janesville, WI 53545

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

Biography:
Kyle Geissler started his career as a radio journalist at WCLO/WJVL in Janesville after graduating from UW-Oshkosh in 2001. In 2006, he completed work on a graduate degree in mass communication at UW-Whitewater. His thesis focused on newsroom convergence in medium market print and broadcast groups, which ultimately led him to his current position. As News Flow Editor for Bliss Communications, Kyle coordinates coverage between two radio stations and the Janesville Gazette. He also produces videos, manages social media and develops news features for the websites. In addition, Kyle teaches courses on digital journalism and broadcast news writing and production at UW-Whitewater, where he also is the faculty adviser for the campus newspaper

Description:
In the age of “New Media,” more and more multi-platform media groups are emerging creating a new opportunity for outlets to share content across print, broadcast and online formats, all under one roof. Kyle Geissler’s job involves managing news content for the radio stations and newspaper owned by Bliss Communications in Janesville, Wis. What are the prospects for working in journalism as it goes through the digital revolution? Kyle will discuss the importance of storytelling and writing skills. He’ll also explain the reasons for optimism and pessimism about the future of the journalism business. (Running Time 22:19)