Ben Huh: My Medill education prepared me to run the Cheezburger Network

MotherJones.com
"My job is basically as a very specialized editor," says Ben Huh, a 1999 Medill grad who founded the Cheezburger Network in 2007. (It approached $4 million in revenue last year.) "I deal in the editoralization of user-submitted Internet content. So the ability to recognize good content from bad, to recognize what your audience wants, to understand timeliness, all of that came from J-school." || North by Northwestern: "I can has Medill alum?"

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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