Jason Bitner

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Jason Bitner (born Glen Ellyn, Illinois) is an author and project producer currently living in Chicago, Illinois. He is the co-creator of Found Magazine, a show-and-tell project celebrating found notes, letters and other ephemera; the creator of Cassette from My Ex, a storytelling project about love and mixtapes; and producer for the documentary movie La Porte, Indiana, based on Bitner's book of the same title.[1] Bitner's work has been widely published and reviewed, and has been featured in print, web, radio, and television appearances including The New York Times,[2] The Chicago Tribune,[3] The Boston Globe,[4] National Public Radio,[1] and The New Yorker.[5]


  1. ^ a b "The Accidental Historian of Laporte, Indiana". National Public Radio. December 26, 2006. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Blake (December 23, 2009). "Living With Music: A Playlist by Jason Bitner". The New York Times. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ Borrelli, Christopher (March 20, 2010). "Cassette from my Ex: writers ruminate on old mix tapes of long-gone relationships". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 
  4. ^ Ostriker, Rebecca (February 20, 2005). "Crazy and beautiful: a show of found images". The Boston Globe. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 
  5. ^ Crouch, Ian (November 11, 2009). "Mixed Feelings". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 

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