John Kroll is a digital journalist and educator (currently teaching at Kent State University) with experience in editing, coaching, content creation and management. He holds a master's degree in education and a bachelor's in journalism. In various roles at The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, including Online Editor, he developed a training program that introduced a newsroom of about 200 reporters, photographers, artists and others to SEO, iterative journalism, multimedia and more. Previously, as an editor, he led award-winning projects including 18-month coverage of the bankruptcy of LTV Steel and an examination of America's retirement funding crisis. Contact him at john [at] johnkrolldigital [dot] com.