Jason Heid is a freelance journalist with nearly two decades of experience working with newspapers and consumer magazines, as well as B2B publications. He’s built editorial teams and workflows to launch new products and has revamped others that had been poorly conceived. Often working on extremely limited budgets, he’s repeatedly grown audiences in both print and digital formats and has received multiple journalism awards for his multiplatform storytelling skills, writing, and editing. He’s a contract editor with Texas Monthly and an editorial consultant with AI tech firm SparkCognition. Previously he’s served as editor-in-chief of Austin Monthly, online editorial director for D Magazine, and editor and publisher of a chain of award-winning community newspapers. His bylines have also appeared in the Texas Observer, D CEO, and the Dallas Morning News.