About Michael Rosenblum
For nearly 30 years, Mr. Rosenblum has been on the cutting edge of the digital ‘videojournalist’ revolution. During this time, he has led a drive for video literacy, and the complete rethinking of how television and online video is made and controlled.
His work has included: The complete transitioning of the BBC’s national network (UK) to a VJ-driven model, starting in 2002. The complete conversion of The Voice of America, the United States Government’s broadcasting agency (and the largest broadcaster in the world), from short wave radio to television broadcasting and webcasting using the ‘VJ” paradigm (1998-present).
The construction of NYT Television, a New York Times Company, and the largest producer of non-fiction television in the U.S. Rosenblum was both the President and founder of NYT TV, (all based on the “VJ” paradigm – 1996-1998). He was also President and founder of Video News International, a global VJ-driven news gathering company, with more than one hundred journalists around the world. (1993-1996). In partnership with Al Gore, he conceived of and founded Current TV. In partnership with Lisa Lambden, he founded The Travel Channel Academy and TheVJ.com, an online video school.