Brad King

Brad King

Brad King is the Editorial Director of Carnegie Mellon University’s ETC Press and University Libraries, where he works on the CMU Publishing initiative.

He earned his Masters in Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2000, and a graduate certificate in Human-Computer Interaction from IUPUI in 2013. Before moving into academia, he worked as a reporter, editor, multimedia storyteller, and senior producer for Wired magazineWired.com, and MIT’s Technology Review.

He’s the co-author of Dungeons & Dreamers: a story of how computer games became a global culture (ETC Press, 2014), which explored the roots of storytelling and community that drove the development of the Web, and Frankenstein’s Legacy: Four Conversations about Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Modern World (ETC Press, 2017).

King has served on the advisory board for South by Southwest Interactive for more than a decade and was the final co-emcee and judge for the SXSW Pitch competition in its first seven years. Previously, he served as the vice president of the Indiana Writers Center board and an advisory board member for F+W’s StoryWorld Conference.

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