Brad King

Writer, Editor, and Professor in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Brad King earned his master’s from the University of California at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2000. While there, he won the Wired magazine “Excellence in Technology Writing” award. After graduating, he worked for Wired and

In 2004, he was the producer and senior editor for the MIT Technology Review Web operation. He’s been an advisory board member for South by Southwest Interactive for more than a decade, and he’s hosted its Accelerator program since 2009. He's an editor and advisory board member for Carnegie Mellon's ETC Press. In 2014, he joined the advisory board for the Carmel Arts Council and the board of directors for the Indiana Writers Center.

King is currently an assistant professor of journalism at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where he’s also the director of the university’s Digital Media minor. In his spare time, he's running The Geeky Press, a small, experimental long-form publishing house.


Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global culture (Second Edition) by Carnegie Mellon's ETC Press, March 2014.

My next book, So Far Appalachia: An American mythology told through the eyes of the Bakers of Buckinghamshire, will be out in September 2015 through The Geeky Press.


I'm currently a professor of journalism at Ball State University

I run the Digital Media Minor program

  • Work
    • Ball State University
  • Education
    • University of California at Berkeley
    • Miami University
    • IUPUI