Justin Kerr is a longtime web producer/designer/developer who has been implementing Joomla Web sites since Joomla 1.0's release in 2005. His Internet career reaches back to 1995, when he developed and helped launch one of the first online newspapers in the U.S., at The Times newspaper of Northwest Indiana. His experience has included delivering Web solutions for Fortune 100 corporations; developing practical Web sites for small- to medium-sized businesses; and building and managing a creative agency's multimedia department that standardized on Joomla.
Justin's journalism experience includes a seminal Internet publication, "Blink Electrozine," distributed via e-mail and Gopher in 1993 when Justin was completing his B.A. in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. He penned regular columns about technology and youth topics for The Times newspaper of Northwest Indiana , and produced syndicated online media packages for Tribune Media Services in the mid-1990s. Since 1996, he has edited and published The Site of Big Shoulders (http://sobs.org), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that is Chicago's longest continuously published online arts magazine.
Justin currently lives on the near-Southwest Side of Chicago with his wife, infant son and a couple cats.