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Friday, August 15 • 11:00am - 11:50am
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Social media tools come and go, but it’s clear that social media will be a part of journalism now and in the future.

Speakers
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Andy Carvin

Social Media Strategy and Community Engagement, First Look Media
(@acarvin) Andy Carvin is an award-winning journalist who has pioneered new forms of reporting. For seven years, Andy led NPR’s social media efforts. He became known as "the man who tweets revolutions" due to his innovative coverage of the Arab Spring using social media. Now he works at First Look Media.
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Tammy Gordon

Vice President, AARP
Tammy Gordon is currently Vice President at AARP, serving as interim lead for television and radio strategy and managing enterprise-wide social media strategy for the organization's direct-follow audience of more than 2 million people. Her team won Twitter DC's Best Real Time Twitter Campaign and was nominated for DIGIDAY's Best Facebook campaign of the year and Best Social Media Cause campaign of the year. She has trained hundreds of... Read More →
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Angela Kim

Social Media Editor, Yahoo
(@angelaishere) Angela Kim is a Social Media Editor at Yahoo, working with editorial teams on engagement strategy and social media best practices. Previously, she was a producer at public radio’s Marketplace. Her stories have also aired on Here and Now, Splendid Table and Weekend America, where she was awarded a Gracie Allen Award. Angela also holds a M.A. in Journalism from Emerson College.
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Meghan Peters

Strategic Partnerships, Facebook
(@petersmeg) Meghan Peters works on the media partnerships team at Facebook, where she helps news organizations use Facebook as a tool for journalism and community building. Previously, she was the community director at Mashable and web producer at The Seattle Times, where she contributed to the team’s Pulitzer Prize in breaking news. She has written for The Huffington Post, Poynter Online and China Daily.
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Victoria Taylor

Director of Communications, Reddit
(@happysquid) Victoria Taylor came to Reddit from ID PR, where she was involved with the strategic social media marketing and overall digital public relations campaigns. At Reddit, she works hand-in-hand with community managers and the site’s general manager to optimize communications with a variety of audiences that use the site — from content creators and publishers to end-users and moderators.


Friday August 15, 2014 11:00am - 11:50am
Meeting Room 14, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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