About Jake Ludington

Jake LudingtonJake Ludington is an author, leader, coach and educator with a passion for connecting multimedia content to the right audience in the proper context.

Jake has a broad range of experience doing product development, web development, producing and distributing videos, authoring research papers, and traveling in search of the most interesting technology stories.

Jake the Leader

Jake currently leads a team of 10 (and growing) and is responsible for building out the content and publishing operations of the production operations team for a multi-platform multi-billion dollar video distribution service.

He has experience working directly with C-level executives in formulating and executing strategic plans that include a combination of both software development and content publishing at enterprise scale.


Jake the Author

Jake is the author of numerous tutorials designed to simplify multimedia creation and publishing tasks. Jake's first book, Easy Digital Home Movies, published in 2004 by Que, teaches video editing for Windows XP to novices, converting old VHS tapes to DVD and more. He is the best-selling author of the Podcasting Starter Kit, a comprehensive guide to podcasting, and is the author of many other multimedia tutorials.

You can find Jake's writing in a number of publications including Popular Science and InformIT.

A reasonably comprehensive list of Jake's writing can be found by searching Google for Jake Ludington.

Jake the Educator

Jake devotes a significant portion of his time to educating others. From interviews about new technologies and how to videos published on YouTube, to the articles found on this site, to speaking at conferences on a variety of technology topics, Jake shares his expertise to help others keep up with the constant changes in technology.

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Jake Ludington in the news:

Quoted in the PC World TechHive blog on HDTV: Dodge the Fuzz: Make Plain TV Shows Look Good in HD

Quoted in USA Today on home recording: How to run your own recording studio

Quoted in USA Today on podcasting: Radio to the MP3 degree: Podcasting ; Downloadable broadcasts catch fire.