Brad King is an assistant professor in Ball State University’s Department of Journalism, and the co-director of the Center for Emerging Media Design & Development.

Along with teaching, King runs The Geeky Press, a writing and publishing collective. He hosts a quarterly storytelling series called The Downtown Writers Jam and a companion podcast that features one-on-one interviews with Midwestern writers. He also runs The Invictus Writers, a project in which selected students work for a year on long-form memoir essays that are then published by The Geeky Press.

He earned his Masters in Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism in 2000, and worked for Wired magazine,, and MIT’s Technology Review as a reporter, editor, and senior producer. He's the co-author of one book, Dungeons & Dreamers: a story of how computer games became a global culture (ETC Press, 2014), and he’s working two others So Far Appalachia: A memoir of American mythology and The Summer of Run, both due out in 2015.