Steven Rosenbaum (producer)

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Steven J. Rosenbaum (born 1961) is an American Entrepreneur, Curator, and Filmmaker best known as the creator of MTV News UNfiltered.

He is the author of Curation Nation curationnation.org published by McGrawHill Business on March 11, 2011. The book explores the emerging phenomenon of human organization and publishing of content. Reviewer Shel Holtz said: "This groundbreaking book levels the playing field, giving your business equal access to the content abundance presently driving consumer adoption of the Web.”

He is the CEO of Waywire.com a video curation and channel aggregation web site that was founded by Cory Booker Cory Booker, Nathan Richardson, and Sarah Ross. Rosenbaum's Magnify.net purchased Waywire in October of 2013, and brought together the two technologies and operations. Together Waywire.com and Enterprise.waywire.com power 100 enterprise video curation sites, and aggregate and curate another 500 sites. Techcrunch reported the purchase saying Magnify.net was buying Waywire to create a "Consumer Curation Powerhouse" [1] TechCrunch and others detailed the story of the sale [2] and the rebranding of the combined companies [3].

In 2011, Rosenbaum created The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present, and Future 911MemorialApp.com a hybrid book and multi-media offering for the Apple iPad. The so-called AppBook received both critical acclaim and criticism for not supporting android devices.

Rosenbaum is New York City's first Entrepreneur at Large working with New York's startup community and NYCEDC.

Rosenbaum was named Purdue University Science Journalism Laureate in 2011.

Rosenbaum won an Emmy Award for BROADCAST: New York and then created the series MTV News UNfiltered for MTV, an early example of viewer-generated content in broadcast. "News Unfiltered" encouraged people film their own stories.

Rosenbaum directed the documentary feature 7 Days in September, a look at 9/11 and the week after. Rosenbaum also created the CameraPlanet 9/11 Archive, [4] an archive of footage from September 11 and its aftermath. Rosenbaum has received 2 Emmy Awards, 6 New York Festival's World Medals, 4 CINE Golden Eagles, and 6 Telly Awards. CameraPlanet holds a large archive of videos from 9/11, mainly consisting of home videos taken by professionals and amateurs in September 2001. The film has a 100% Tomatometer rating on Rotten Tomatoes. [5]

Other producer credits include the Animal Planet series Dog Days and VH1's A Night With. CameraPlanet Chief Correspondent Peter Arnett reported from Afghanistan and Pre-War Iraq.

In 1998, Rosenbaum created and funded a video journalism program at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and founded the BNN Scholarship for Columbia University journalism students. Rosenbaum also serves as a member of Board of Advisors for a nonprofit organization, ClassWish.org.

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