Benjamin Morse

Visiting Lecturer in New Media
Expertise: Social Media, Public Relations, Digital Media

Biography

Ben Morse is an expert on digital media, social media, and public relations, and on the role of superheroes and comic books in society.

Morse spent more than a decade in the digital/new media at Marvel, most recently as Editorial Director of Digital Media. Morse hosted the popular "This Week in Marvel" podcast, livestreamed coverage of the yearly Comic-Con events in San Diego and New York, worked on a number of video, writing and website projects - including Marvel's 75th anniversary website, and he produced " Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!," a stop-motion animated comedy series. 

Morse previously worked as as staff writer for Wizard Magazine, a print and digital periodical covering popular culture, with a focus on movies, television, comic books, and video games. 

A visiting lecturer for the Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies, Morse teaches classes on social media and public relations, and he helps lead the school's burgeoning digital media agency. 

Education

  • B.A. in English, Connecticut College

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Benjamin Morse In The News

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 29, 2018
We hear the term "fake news" all the time, so let's talk about it. First of all, fake new is not real news.

Articles Featuring Benjamin Morse

man with superhero drawing on wall behind him
PeopleMay 23, 2018
Benjamin Morse, former digital content director for Marvel Entertainment and future TEDx speaker, is transforming students into content creators.