David E. Carlson
Executive Director - Center for Media Innovation and Research
Cox/Palm Beach Post Professor in New Media Journalism - Department of Journalism
Director - Interactive Media Laboratory
National President - Society of Professional Journalists (2005-06)
Office: 3219B Weimer
Phone: (352) 352-846-0171
Carlson has more than 20 years of experience in print journalism with job experiences from reporter and photographer to editor, designer and manager of daily newspapers. A pioneer in the development of interactive newspapers, Carlson is executive director of the college's Center for Media Innovation + Research and director of the college's Interactive Media Laboratory. He is a consultant to some of the world’s foremost online services and software companies and the former new media columnist for American Journalism Review. He teaches about the electronic community and the future of mass media. Carlson was national president of the Society of Professional Journalists in 2005-2006, the first educator ever to hold the post. He serves on the board of directors of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation. A noted speaker and futurist, he has given more than 100 presentations on five continents.