Production Expert is pleased to announce the appointment of respected music technology journalist Stephen Fortner as Editor of specialist blog Synth Expert.
With over two decades of experience as a writer for leading music technology publications, Fortner brings a unique combination of talent, insight and a contact list to die for to the position. He began freelance writing for Keyboard Magazine in 1998, became its full-time Technical Editor at the start of 2006, and its Editor in Chief in early 2009. In that role, he was responsible for all editorial planning (print, website, and social media), staff and freelancer management, budget management, artist relations, and client/advertiser relations. He oversaw two major redesigns of the print magazine and website. He also grew the social media audience to over 100,000 followers, and his extensive relationships help secured monthly interviews with top musical artists. In fall 2015 he stepped into a contributor-only Editor at Large role at Keyboard to launch his own content and communications firm, Fortner Media.Read More