About Lisa Williams
WILLIAMS, LISA runs H2Otown, a community and news site for Watertown, MA. In addition to running H2otown, she’s been active in collecting examples of and writing about what she likes to call “placeblogs,” blog-based sites about geographical communities. Her current project is Placebogger.com, an aggregator and searchable directory of independent local blogs. Since launching on January 1, 2007, the site amassed the largest available directory of local weblogs. Placebogger was one of the winners of the Knight 21st Century News Challenge, and is currently funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Lisa has spoken at many newspaper associations, AEJMC’s annual conference, Bloggercon II and IV, BlogHer I and II Media Giraffe’s Democracy and Independence Conference, South By Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) and Citizen Journalism Unconference at Wikimania. In her previous career as a technology analyst, she spoke at many tech conferences. She’s been a consultant to national and local publications on the subject of blogging and community engagement online. She lives in Watertown, MA, with her husband and two children.
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