Mediastorm’s Brian Storm advises podcasters about owning their destiny by going direct to their audience.
Brian Storm is the founder and executive producer of MediaStorm.
MediaStorm publishes diverse narratives, offers advanced storytelling training, builds publishing tools and collaborates with a diverse group of clients.
MediaStorm’s stories and interactive applications have been honored repeatedly, including Pictures of the Year and Best of Photojournalism, Webby Awards (6), Emmy Awards (4), Online Journalism Awards (3), World Press Photo Awards (3), Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards (2), Overseas Press Club Awards (2), and an Edward R. Murrow Award.
Prior to launching MediaStorm, Storm spent two years as vice president of News, Multimedia & Assignment Services for Corbis, a digital media agency founded and owned by Bill Gates. From 1995 to 2002, Storm was the first director of multimedia at MSNBC.com, a joint venture of Microsoft and NBC News, where he was responsible for the audio, photography and video elements of the site.
Brian serves on the Advisory Board for Reporters Without Borders, the Alexia Foundation for World Peace, the Stan Kalish Picture Editing Workshop, and Pictures of the Year. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of storytelling.In addition to MediaStorm’s training efforts, Storm leads the product vision for the MediaStorm Platform with the goal of helping to empower the next generation of storytellers.
Born in Minnesota, he has endured the family curse of being a lifelong fan of the Minnesota Vikings. He lives in northern California’s Santa Cruz Mountains.