Shawn is a multi-media producer and journalist who has been published in the Seattle Weekly, the International Examiner, and the Mukilteo Beacon, among others. He became involved in blockchain after witnessing the power platforms, like Steem, had on empowering content producers. He is the live talk show host of the Steeming Pile. He obtained his BA in political science and journalism from the University of Washington. When he's not reporting, Shawn loves to produce music.