Janine Warner

Janine Warner
United States of America
Position and Company: 
Executive Director and Founder, SembraMedia

Janine Warner is a pioneer in digital journalism and online learning. Her best-selling books and videos about the Internet have won her an international following and earned her speaking and consulting engagements around the world.

In 1998, her experience as a journalist and Internet consultant, combined with her fluency in Spanish, took her to The Miami Herald, as the Online Managing Editor, and later as Director of New Media. She left that position to serve as Director of Latin American Operations for CNET

Since 2001, she has run a consulting firm specializing web design and content strategy, in online learning, media, and digital entrepreneurship.  

She is also the founder and executive director of SembraMedia, a non-profit online community and educational association dedicated to supporting Spanish-language digital media startups.

Janine has written or coauthored more than 25 books, including Web Sites For Dummies, Social Media Design For Dummies, andGlobal Mobile, and she has produced more than 250 hours of online training programs for Lynda.com, CreativeLive, and KelbyTraining.

Janine has served on the faculty of the University of Miami and the University of Southern California and she’s been a guest lecturer at more than 30 universities in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. She also taught a series of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) for the Knight Center for Journalism at University of Texas.

She is a member of the TV Academy’s Interactive Media Peer Group and has served as a judge in the Interactive Emmy Awards, the Knight News Challenge, the Arroba de Oro Latin American Internet Awards, and the World Summit Awards.

For more information, visit http://JanineWarner.com.