Hal Calbom began his career in television broadcast news and public affairs. Working for King Television, the Seattle NBC affiliate, as a reporter, producer, writer, news anchor and program host, he won five Emmy Awards for writing and production and the Champion Media Award for Economic Understanding. Hal works with partners both in the public sector and in the publishing, media and education industries, specializing in market analysis, content conversion, production development, marketing communications and public relations strategy. Hal is a graduate of Harvard College and holds an M.A. in English from the University of Exeter, England.