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Michael Rosenblum

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Michael Rosenblum
Born 1954 (age 61–62)

Michael Rosenblum (born 1954) is a television producer, video journalist (VJ) who built the first major VJ-driven local TV news operation at NY1. He later went on to train VJs at Voice of America, The New York Times, the BBC, News10, McGraw Hill, German Public TV, Dutch Public TV and many other VJ-driven news operations around the world.[1] He was both the founder and first president of New York Times Television.[2]

Rosenblum has produced a number of television shows, including: 5 Takes: Latin America (2007), What's Your Trip (2007), Let the Good Times Roll Again (2007), 5 Takes: USA (2006), Turning the Tide: Tsunami Volunteers (2005), Trauma: Life in the ER, Paramedics, Police Force, Labor and Delivery, and Science Times.

Rosenblum was part of the foundation of Current TV and the Travel Channel Academy.[3] "he has developed a unique and radical vision for television news based on the concept of the "video journalist".[4]

He is the CEO[5] of RosebblumTV, a production company focused on VJ model programming and video boot camps for aspiring VJs, as well as the Travel Channel Academy, NYVS (an online film school), and the Brussels-based Rosenblum Institute. He recently launched, a new network modeled on National Geographic.[6]

He is the author of iPhone Millionaire: Six Weeks To Change Your Life (McGraw Hill 2012) and Videojournalismus (Germany).


Rosenblum is a 1972 graduate of Lawrence High School (New York).[7]


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  2. ^ "Q&A Interview with Michael Rosenblum". C-Span. Retrieved 31 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Clark, Jayne (24 April 2009). "Travel Channel offers a video 'boot camp' for aspiring journalists". USA Today. Retrieved 31 May 2010. 
  4. ^ Warley, Stephen (2002-09-17). "Democratizing TV: The BBC". TV Spy. Retrieved 31 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Video Bootcamp". May 24, 2011. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 
  6. ^ Batiwalla, Nevin (July 20, 2012). "Billionaire backs Franklin tech startup OutwildTV". Nashville Business Journal. 
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