Hanson Hosein is President of HRH Media Group, and serves as the Director of the Master of Communication in Digital Media program at the University of Washington in Seattle. He’s also the host of Media Space -- the monthly Telly Award-winning UWTV series that features interviews with leading media and technology visionaries. He specializes in storytelling, social media strategies and business models of communication advising organizations such as Weber Shandwick, Tableau Software and the Pacific Science Center. Hanson's new book "Storyteller Uprising: Trust and Persuasion in the Digital Age," is an ongoing study of effective 21st century communication through multiple platforms. His pioneering work earned him Seattle Magazine's "Most Influential" in fall 2010, particularly due to his role in hosting TEDx Seattle. Hanson directed the award-winning documentary films "Rising from Ruins" and "Independent America: The Two-Lane Search for Mom & Pop," which have been broadcast around the world and prominently featured online, including on Hulu and Yahoo!'s homepages. As a former NBC News war correspondent, backpack journalist and investigative producer, he's the recipient of Overseas Press Club and Emmy Awards. Hanson recently co-founded Four Peaks -- a regional hub that will host a series of events in 2011/12, as well as a business incubator for the Pacific Northwest's content technology community. He will lay out the vision for the "community design" of Four Peaks as guest Feature Editor of Arcade Magazine's upcoming 30th anniversary issue on design and the built environment.
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Storyteller Uprising: Trust and Persuasion in the Digital Age
by Hanson Hosein
With the decline of traditional journalism, there’s an increased need for trusted information. This presents a huge opportunity to individuals, communities, companies and organizations. Storyteller Uprising explains why individuals and organizations are now seizing control of communication through story and digital technology.
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