Saturday 22nd October 2016,


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aymar jean aj christian

Aymar Jean “AJ” Christian is an assistant professor of communication at Northwestern University. His book-length manuscript, Open TV: Innovation Beyond Networks, will be the first full study on the rise of web video, incorporating years of documenting and participating in this emerging art form and market. His work on television and new media has been published in the journals Continuum, Transformative Works & Cultures and the Journal of Communication Inquiry and in the popular press in the Wall Street JournalIndiewire and Slate, among others. He has produced several video projects, including a web series, She’s Out Of Order, and curated film, television and video for the Peabody Awards, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Tribeca Film Festival, among others. He is a voting member of the International Academy of Web Television and the Streamy Awards Blue Ribbon Panel.

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For an academic CV, click here.

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Televisual (RSS) investigates the present and future of television, focusing on web video.

Televisual has been linked to or quoted by The New York TimesVanity FairNPRThe AtlanticGawkerJezebelAfterEllenShadow and ActRacialicious, among other publications.

Televisual has featured writing from Emmy Award-winning producers like Jane Espenson and Katja Blichfeld, industry journalists like Liz Shannon Miller, and rising creatives like Adam Goldman and Ilana Glazer.


This Televisual is the blog from AJ Christian. UK-based Televisual magazine is at