Jon Orlin

Jon Orlin

Jon Orlin was the Executive Producer and Production Director for TechCrunchTV at TechCrunch.

Jon founded the video production studios at Yahoo! and also co-founded the live daily streaming webcast, Yahoo! FinanceVision. Before that, he was an Executive Producer at CNN for many years, overseeing daily news programs. His work at CNN won a Peabody and Emmy Awards.

Jon also co-founded ProductClips, a company that produced high-tech videos in Silicon Valley. He has also produced many videos for small businesses and non-profits.

The Latest from Jon Orlin

Obihai Offers New Low-Cost Home Phone Options As Technology Change At Google Ends Free Service

My free lunch is about to end. I’m one of a few hundred thousand customers enjoying free monthly home phone service.* We use a low-cost analog telephone adapter (ATA) called an OBi, connected to Goo

Diigo, A Tool For Highlighting And Adding Sticky Notes To The Web, Gets A Facelift

The social bookmarking, web annotation and research tool Diigo is launching a redesign and refresh today. The site has 7 million registered users, but the boot-strapped company is seeking a path to pr

Sleep Tracking Startup Zeo Says Goodnight

One of the early pioneers in the Quantified Self movement has quietly gone out of business. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.myzeo.com/sleep/">Zeo</a>, a leading maker of hardware and software use

Disrupt Video Archives: Zuckerberg Says Building A Facebook Phone Is “The Wrong Strategy For Us”

With the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/04/03/what-the-facebook-phone-actually-means/">Facebook "Phone" project</a> due to be announced in a few hours, it's worth remembering Facebook CEO M

TechCrunch TV Relaunches On iTunes With Video And Audio-Only Podcasts

Pro tip: You can now watch, listen, and subscribe to our TechCrunch TV videos on iTunes. In addition to the video versions, each segment has an audio-only podcast, perfect while driving or working ou

We’ll Publish Your Story If CNET Won’t

Editorial independence is kind of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/09/06/editorial-independence/">a polemic</a> at TechCrunch. When our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/09/30/i-cant

Behind The Scenes At The Crunchies, HyperCard And AppleTalk Play A Role In Putting On The Show

When you take your seat at the 2012 <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/crunchies-2012/">Crunchies Awards</a> next month, (tickets <a target="_blank" href="http://crunchies2012.eventbrite.com

SeatID Launches Service To Book A Flight Based On Your Social Network

A new startup, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.seatid.com/">SeatID</a>, wants to change the way you fly. Their service lets you use your social network to help pick your next flight and seat assi

Vets In Tech Holds Hackathon In SF This Weekend

A <a target="_blank" href="http://www.vetsintech.co/hackathon/">hackathon</a> this Veteran's Day weekend in San Francisco is looking for a few good men and women. It's sponsored by <a target="_blank"

Founder Stories: Bradford Cross Of Prismatic On Running His Startup

<em>Our TCTV show, Founder Stories, returns with a new West Coast host, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-abbott">Michael Abbott</a> <a target="_blank" href="https://t

Social Annotation Site Diigo.com Recovering After Domain Hijacking Nightmare

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.diigo.com/">Diigo</a>, a social bookmarking and annotation site, is finally back online 50 hours after the domain was first hijacked. It's an incredible story that

Apple’s Incredible Great Best Gorgeous Product Launch In Under 3 Minutes (Video)

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CC8QFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.crunchbase.com%2Fcompany%2Fapple&

Getting Started With The Raspberry Pi Is Not As Easy As Pie

The super low cost computer called the Raspberry Pi is mind-blowing and awesome. As TechCrunch recently <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/14/raspberry-pi-the-small-computer-with-the-big-amb

A Sneak Peek At The New Yahoo Home Page Redesign?

TechCrunch has obtained a secret copy of what may be a mockup for the new <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/yahoo">Yahoo</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.yahoo.com/">ho

TechCrunch’s YouTube Channel Hits 10 Million Video Views

OK, so we're not at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0">Gangnam Style</a> or <a target="_blank" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWNaR-rxAic">Call Me Maybe</a> vie

Woz Watch: Steve Wozniak Waiting For One Of The First iPhone 5’s In Australia

Every time Apple releases a new iPhone, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/steve-wozniak">Steve Wozniak</a> is going to be waiting up all night on line to get one. TechCrunch w

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 Day 3 Video Highlights (TCTV)

In the last of our three part series of video highlights from Disrupt SF, we focus on Wednesday when <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/12/techcrunch-disrupt-sf-2012-winner/">YourMechanic wo

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 Day 2 Video Highlights (TCTV)

Continuing our look back at the SF Disrupt conference video highlights, Tuesday featured the standing-room only interview with Facebook CEO <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/ma

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 Day 1 Video Highlights (TCTV)

Want to catch up on some of our Disrupt conference highlights that you might have missed? This weekend, we'll be posting videos from each day of Disrupt. Monday's agenda featured a keynote from Twi

Natasha Bryant-Raible Wins Our Disrupt Remix Contest With Top Track Out Of 445 Entries

Whoa! That was quite a response. TechCrunch got <b>445 entries</b> to our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/remix-contest/">Disrupt Remix Contest</a>. Check them all out in
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