Public Relations in the Age of Social Media
Anniversary Panel,Book Party & Networking Reception
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Busboys and Poets Restaurant
2021 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
6:30-8:00pm Panel Discussion
8:00pm-8:30pm Networking Reception and Book Party
About “Twitch!”: [Twitter + Pitch = Twitch!] Social media have revolutionized both the way reporters gather news and the way public relations professionals must interact with the news media. Twitch! will discuss how journalists are using social media to discover stories, find sources, and keep their audiences informed. Our panel will include Washington, DC journalists from the print, radio and broadcast media industries for a fun, informative session.
*Jim Long-Content Creator and Veteran Cameraman for NBC Universal, and Founder of Verge New Media, LLC (@newmediajim)
*Jennifer Nycz-Conner-Features Reporter,Washington Business Journal (@jenconner)
*Lindsey Mastis-News Now Digital Correspondent, WUSA9 (@lindseymastis)
* Ryan Grim-Senior Congressional Correspondent for the Huffington Post,Former Staff Reporter with Politico.com and Washington City Paper. Author of "This Is Your Country on Drugs." (@ryangrim)
*Arthur Delaney, Congressional and Media Correspondent for the Huffington Post (@arthurdelaneyHP)
*Jamila Bey- Radio Contributor to WAMU and National Public Radio (@jbey)
*McLean Robbins, Health Beauty and Lifestyles Features Writer for Washingtonian and DC Modern Luxury Magazines (@deacondoesdc)
Hosted by Amanda Miller Littlejohn, former journalist turned blogger, author, mommy and PR flack (@amandamogul)
Tickets are $20. To register: http://twitch.eventbrite.com. No ticket sales at the door (Sorry, Busboys and Poets' rules). So you HAVE to buy in advance, online through Eventbrite.
About Mopwater PR + Media Notes Manual for a Stellar PR Career: Written by Amanda Miller Littlejohn, the Mopwater Manual will feature the best of Mopwater PR + Media Notes including the most interesting 2009 Test Drive My Job profiles, How to Pitch media interviews, plus new unpublished articles, worksheets and templates that will prove invaluable to any PR pro.
Mopwater PR + Media Notes (http://mopwaterpr.com) is an online meeting place for journalists, news makers, marketing and PR professionals, and media consumers. Started in December 2008 by former journalist turned public relations and social media maven Amanda Miller Littlejohn, Mopwater offers timely information for today’s public relations and social media professional.
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Mopwater Social PR
Mopwater Social Public Relations (http://mopwaterpr.com) helps individuals, businesses, and organizations leverage social media and new media tools to create exciting, creative PR and marketing programs.
MSPR Founder Amanda Miller Littlejohn is an idea oven and brand problem solver working at the intersection of PR, marketing, journalism and social media. A former journalist and writer first by training and passion, she uses her creativity to help businesses build more memorable brands.