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About Jack Myers
Jack Myers is a media ecologist and chairman of Media Advisory Corp, which publishes economic counsel, trend analyses, proprietary research and forecasts for media, advertising, marketing, entertainment and financial services companies. Jack also serves as advisor and director for a portfolio of digital media companies. His new book, Hooked Up: A New Generation’s Surprising Take on Sex, Politics and Saving the World, shares insights into the first generation to grow up with the Internet (born 1991-1995) and the positive impact they are likely to have on business, culture and society. His weekly video commentaries can be viewed at jackmyers.com. He is an award-winning documentary film producer, author of four books and founder of the Women in Media Mentoring Initiative and Syracuse University Newhouse Network. Jack is the recipient of the George Foster Peabody Award, won the Crystal Heart Award from the Heartland Film Festival, and has been nominated for both an Academy and Emmy Award for Best Documentary Feature. He is a partner in Morgan Spurlock’s Cinelan Group and co-produced the Focus Forward documentary series underwritten by GE. Media Advisory Corp publications include Jack Myers Media Business Report (subscription-only), MediaBizBloggers.com, Media Wall St Report, Jack Myers Video Report and Jack Myers Think Tank. Jack’s career includes sales and management positions at CBS Television, ABC Radio and Metromedia Outdoor. While in college, he co-founded the Syracuse New Times. Jack is a Board Member Emeritus of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He served on the Advisory Board for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University where he studied Media Ecology with Dr. Neil Postman.
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