Staci D. Kramer has been writing about the intersection of technology with media, entertainment and sports since the days before the web. She spent the last eight years building paidContent; she was executive vice president of parent company ContentNext Media prior to its recent sale to Giga Omni Media; following the acquisition, she continued as editor of paidContent and was a senior writer for GigaOM. Formerly a contributing editor at, an editor at large for CableWorld and senior editor for the Online Journalism Review, she was a national director at large of the Society of Professional Journalists and founded a list serve for the discussion of journalism ethics, which she operated for a decade. Staci also has covered flood, drought, crime, the Stanley Cup playoffs and the World Series.