-- Vice President, Editorial
has more than 20 years' experience as a magazine editor and writer. He
has been Editor-in-Chief of numerous trade magazines, including DCC
Magazine, PC Graphics & Video, Digital Studio, Video
Store, and Home Satellite, and prior to that was a newspaper
reporter. He also served as Group Editor of Advanstar Communications'
Santa Ana, CA, office, where 14 of the Cleveland, OH-based company's business-to-business
magazines are published.
Moldstad’s duties at Digital Media Online include overseeing the creation
and development of web communities catering to professionals working with
digital video and audio, animation, DVD authoring, graphics, broadcast
television and radio, and CAD. The more than 35 web communities that make
up Digital Media Net are updated daily with news, features, and tutorials,
with extensive online User Groups allied to every site. Moldstad also
a gateway to all the company's sites.
Executive Producer, creativemac.com
In his long and illustrious career in print publishing, Dave has held
a number of management and editorial positions on magazines dealing with
everything from video retailing to Web retailing to print and television
direct marketing. In his last foray in print publishing, Nagel was editor
in chief of Response and Web Merchant magazines, where he
wrote about and spoke on topics like commercial production, Web site design,
customer service and other marketing-related issues. In his new role at
Digital Media Online, he heads up Creative Mac and hosts two World Wide
User Groups--Creative Mac and Adobe InDesign. Nagel is a Mac fanatic from
way back and has expertise in numerous Mac DTP, multimedia and graphics
programs. As an Executive Producer, Dave oversees one of Digital Media
Net's site clusters, including the following sites: PresentationMaster.com,
Video Systems.com, DigitalWebcast.com, HollywoodIndustry.com, DCC Designer.com,
DigitalProSound.com, ProAudioNet.com, DigitalDTP.com and DCCWorkstation.com.
-- Executive Producer, digitalanimators.com,
Harold has more than 25 years extensive experience in the
areas of audio, video and print media. As a facility owner since the mid
‘70s, he has donned the airways with a deluge of media in different formats.
Animation became so much of his life that he still hunts for the render
button in every application (even Word). Fifteen of his best years were
spent in the recording studio as an unaccomplished musician/producer.
During a long and painful stint as a programmer, Harold has written applications
ranging from non-linear editors and automated digital audio mixing systems,
to 3D/Fx’s plug-ins to machine control and MIDI sequencing/editing applications.
He just recently finished his tenure in corporate America as Director
of Product Development at NewTek, Inc. and as Director of Product Marketing
at Play, Inc. As
an Executive Producer, Harold oversees one of Digital Media Net's site
clusters, including the following sites: DigitalVideoEditing.com,
DVFormat.com, DigitalPostProduction.com, BroadcastEngineering.com, WBEOnline.com,
HDTVBuyer.com, DTVBuyer.com and DigitalFacility.com.
-- Executive Producer, digitalcad.com,
Gene comes to DigitalMediaNet.com with more than 21 years of computer
and technical publishing experience and over four specifically in the
CAD market. During his career, he served as Managing Editor, Technical
Editor and Senior Editor for BYTE magazine and Contributing Editor
for PC World. During his time at Advanstar Communications, Gene
was Editor-in-Chief of PC Graphics & Video and CADALYST magazines,
and was heavily involved in the publications’ online activities. His most
recent position was Senior Project Manager of Advanstar Technology Communities.
As an Executive
Producer, Gene oversees one of Digital Media Net's site clusters, including
the following sites:
BERadio.com, AnimationArtist.com, CreativeLinux.com, DigitalGameDeveloper.com,
DigitalProducer.com, NABNewsroom.com, IBCNews.com and SiggraphNews.com.
John Virata --
Senior Producer, digitalproducer.com
Prior to coming to Digital
Media OnLine, John served as managing editor of Advanstar Communications
DCC Magazine. Prior to that he served as managing editor of Advanstars
Digital Studio (NT Studio) and PC Graphics & Video
magazines, and associate editor of NewTekniques. He began his career
in professional publishing at Micro Publishing News (Cygnus Publishing).
While at Micro Publishing, he helped to launch Digital Imaging Magazine.
Johns first computer-related news story was printed in 1990. He
wrote about a Local Area Network installation at California State University,
Long Beach, where his beat included the computer science department. He
began his publishing career at age 19 with a human interest story that
appeared in the Orange County Register. In addition to the Orange
County Register, Johns writing has been published in the Los
Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Times Magazine. John earned
a B.A. in Journalism from California State University, Long Beach with
a special focus on Asian studies. He also spent a year in the Philippines
learning about the Philippine free presspost Marcos years.
Ammons -- Producer, digitalpostproduction.com
Rod has been in the entertainment business for over 15 years.
He has provided services to the industry from music artist manager of
Imac Entertainment to film and video producer for NuWest Pictures and
Media One. His work has been viewed on BET, CNN, Comedy Central, The Discovery
Channel, ESPN2, The Family Channel, Galavision, Headline News, Lifetime,
MTV, TNN, VH1, KWHY and others. He is experienced in film, television,
pre-production, hands-on production and post-production, multimedia, internet
development and graphic arts. His specialty is transforming imagination
into practical concepts.
(J.V.) Bolkan -- Producer, digitalcad.com
Jeff has been writing in the computer and technology markets for
more than 15 years. Prior to joining Digital Media OnLine, Jeff ran a
freelance writing and editing business, Bolkan-Nelson Media Services,
which produced and published several hundred articles, reviews, and feature
stories in publications such as CADalyst, PC Games, 3D
Magazine, DCC Magazine, Digital Studio, PC Graphics
& Video, and Video Store. Jeff was a founding editor on PC
Graphics & Video and NT Studio magazines.
Carney -- Producer, creativelinux.com
Michael has broad experience in both web and graphic design,
from scholastic website resources to CAD/CAM applications in the sign-making
industry. Michael’s duties at Digital Media Online include the creation
and manipulation of web graphics, writing, and general web site maintenance.
He recently spent 10 months in Germany as a freelance web designer and
currently writes a weekly web-based humor column, at http://www.metazai.cjb.net.
Craig Caston -- Producer,
beradio.com and wbeonline.com
-- Producer, dccworkstation.com
professional experience as an art director, designer, and illustrator,
Jacqui Dawson brings a strong user perspective and editorial skills to
dccworkstation.com and dccdesigner.com. As a designer, Jacqui's most recent
project was the forthcoming redesign of POST Magazine. She has also served
as Art Director of CD-ROM Multimedia Magazine, Digital Studio
Magazine, and was Senior Editor of PC Graphics & Video Magazine.
Alain Guzik – Producer, digitalfacility.com
Jon has been working in and around the industry in a various
capacities for a longer time then he’d like to remember. Aside from spending
time in film and commercial production, he has also written for various
websites and magazines on subjects ranging from music to Urkel. He also
attended CalArts and has an M.F.A.s in both Critical Studies and Integrated
Media. What he really wants to do is Direct.
Denise Harrison -- Producer,
Denise has been a feature articles writer since the 1980s, writing for
a number of print and online publications. Her focus has mostly been technology
and business to business, but she has written for a number of consumer
magazines as well. Denise, who has an M.A. in Journalism, has been involved
with online projects since their early days, as an online community manager,
a proprietary online systems consultant, an HTML coder in the pre-authoring
days, and a writing instructor.
Lee -- Senior Technical Producer, dtvbuyer.com,
Don has held numerous positions in the technology field.
He is originally from New Jersey where he operated his own web design
studio (Dreamscape Studios) and served as webmaster for various music
based websites. He's also a former network administrator and has managed
JD Mars --
As the chief engineer of Duplex Sound in NYC, JD Mars got
his audio engineering chops together working with such artists as Deodato,
Roberta Flack, and Chaka Khan. JD moved to Los Angeles in 1997, doing
freelance engineering and teaching audio recording, and spent the last
two years working for Midiman/M Audio as head technical writer and technical
Kristi Munns -- Producer,
Schleicher -- Producer, videosystems.com,
Stephen has crossed the country over the last 6 years, going from Kansas
to Georgia and now California. Prior to joining Digital Media Online,
Stephen ran his own freelance animation business (Thunderhead Productions)
providing content for clients in and around Atlanta. As Operations Manager
of the Media Production Department of The American InterContinental University
in Atlanta, GA, Stephen installed and built out an entire video facility
from the ground up. In addition to having a strong traditional and interactive
video production background, Stephen has shared his tremendous technical
and production knowledge as an instructor at Fort Hays State University
in Hays, Kansas and AIU in Atlanta.
White -- Producer, digitalvideoediting.com,
An Emmy Award-winning executive producer with Milwaukee Public
Television (Channel 10), Charlie is also a highly respected writer and
reviewer in the digital media business. Among the publications he has
contributed to are DCC Magazine, Digital Magic, Video
Systems, DV Magazine, and PC Graphics & Video. He
is an experienced video editor, with hands-on knowledge of most professional
Jennifer A. Champagne is the cofounder and vfx producer
at Max Ink Cafe, LLC (www.MaxInkCafe.com)
a boutique animation and fx house in Venice, CA. Max Ink Cafe, LLC is
currently wrapping up post production on their short film "Only Hope"
and doing 42 film resolution shots for the Concorde New-Horizons feature
Marek Minecki -- Creative Director/Producer
Marek has a traditional design and fine arts background,
with a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Warsaw
Academy of Fine Art in Poland. He has over 20 years' experience in digital
media creation, including electronic publishing, illustration, animation
and video editing. He is in charge of design for Digital Media Online.
Donna Pribyl --
Senior Graphic Designer
Rutherford -- Senior Graphic Designer
Pam has an animation and photography background, with a Bachelors of Fine
Art Degree in Computer Animation from The Ringling School of Art & Design
in Sarasota, FL. Prior to joining Digital Media Online, Pamela owned and
operated a web design/3D animation house in Tucson, AZ (Prairie Production,
Inc.), providing services for clients all over the U.S. Her projects have
been exhibited at SIGGRAPH and art festivals around the world.
Ross -- Graphic Designer/Web Designer
Dion has a traditional art and design background, with a Bachelors
of Art Degree in art with a focus in graphics design from the CSU San Bernardino.
Since graduation he has been involved with companies in the magazine, printing
and advertising industries, from the design and layout aspect to production
and pre-press. He has also developed multiple design concepts for websites.