Jack Brighton

Jack Brighton

​Online media and web development

Jack Brighton is a producer and instructor in multimedia storytelling at the University of Illinois College of Media, and a web developer and media archivist at Illinois Public Media. He presents workshops on Internet media, media preservation, and web development at academic and media industry conferences. He serves as co-chair of the AMIA Open Source Committee, and on the PBCore Resource Group established by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. From 2002 to 2007 he chaired the University of Illinois Campus Webmasters, and in 2003 he formed the University of Illinois Educational Media Group to foster collaboration on best practices in Internet media for higher education. He is also co-founder and steering team member of the University of Illinois Center for Multimedia Excellence, and the Preservation Working Group. Jack also serves on the Technical Committee of the Champaign-Urbana Big Broadband Project, known as UC2B.