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About our Conversation Partner
Amber MacArthur is a new media host/producer, strategist, and speaker. Most recently Amber worked at Citytv as its New Media Specialist in 2006, reporting on new media and interactive news and trends on a national news program and hosting/producing Webnation, a half-hour current affairs program about internet culture. Prior to Citytv, Amber spent two years working as a TV host/producer with tech guru Leo Laporte at G4techTV, a national television channel entirely devoted to technology.
Amber also developed commandN, a popular video podcast that covers online and offline technology trends. Aside from experience in the broadcast industry, Amber spent four years as a web strategist at Razorfish and software start-up HigherMarkets, both in San Francisco. She also worked as a web strategy manager for Microsoft Canada, but she is a Mac fan at heart.
About Our Interviewer
Kris Gallagher is Internal Consultant in the Marketing Communications department at DePaul University, Chicago, and a regular commenter to FIR.
Kris’ previous positions include manager of Marketing Communications at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center; and Staff Specialist in the Public and Member Communications department at the American Hospital Association. She is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shelâ€™s and my podcast blog.)