Quint Randle specializes in teaching and research about new media. Prior to completing his doctorate from Michigan State Univeristy, he was a publisher and writer, founding two national magazines over the years, Gig Magazine and Hockey Player . He was also the online manager at The Lansing State Journal, a Gannett newspaper. He has been involved in a variety of media adventures during the past 18 years, including magazine launches, cable television shows (ESPN2), ad agency campaigns and Internet news sites.
Randle holds a B.A. in journalism from BYU and a M.A. in communications from Pepperdine University. He published and worked for several magazines before going on to get his master’s and doctoral degrees. He received his Ph.D. in 2001; his dissertation was titled “Gratification Niches of the World Wide Web and Conventional Print Magazines.”