Alex Kantrowitz is a journalist whose stories have been published by Forbes, Fortune, PBS MediaShift and others. He currently writes for Forbes.com's Voted Up, a blog he founded in May 2012.
Voted Up was established to cover the digital marketing side of the 2012 election. It has since expanded to the business of media and tech as well.
Alex's work has been highlighted in places such as JimRomenesko.com, and Poynter. His articles have been tweeted by Arianna Huffington, BuzzFeed's Ben Smith, GigaOM's Mathew Ingram and many others. He respects the power of the social web.
Before becoming a journalist, Alex worked at New York City's Economic Development Corporation and at Operative Media, an ad technology company. He also spent some time in politics and managed the first New York State Assembly campaign of a retired credit union manager from Queens. That man is now in his third term.
Alex is a graduate of Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. While at Cornell, he spent time studying religion in Israel and international politics at Turkey's Bogazici University.
You can visit Voted Up at blogs.forbes.com/alexkantrowitz