With Mass Comm Week 2011 only about a month away (Oct. 17-20), we are happy to share a few more confirmed speakers. Adding to our first list of stellar guests are:
Nakia - You know him from this summer's NBC's The Voice. He's an Austin musician who has leveraged social media to skyrocket his career. Hear how this soulful artist landed a spot on the popular TV talent show and what's happened to him since.
David Neff - co-author of the book The Future of Nonprofits: Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age. After his presentation, Neff will be available for a book signing. Books will be available for sale at the event.
Whitney Francis of Google and Andrew Waldrup of Gowalla will talk about working for tech companies in Austin. More speaker announcements for this panel to come.
Luis Patino - Vice President and General Manager at Univision in San Antonio.
Tanya Sammis and Mario Ochoa - principals at the Sammis & Ochoa PR Agency.
Denise Malan - Investigative/Data Editor at Corpus Christ Caller-Times. Malan will join Matt Stiles from NPR (and others) on a Data Journalism panel.
Ron Oswalt and Richard Lopez - principals at the marketing firm Sports Marketing Experts.
Tim Hayden - Chief Marketing Officer at the mobile marketing firm 44Doors.
Cary-Anne Olsen (webmaster at Concordia University), Kathryn Legendre (freelance Web designer) and Matt Slabaugh (Web designer at Sparksight) - will lead a discussion on transforming your communication background into a career in design.
Stay tuned for more programming announcements. A full schedule will be available soon. Follow us on Twitter and join us on Facebook, so you won't miss a thing.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Friday, September 2, 2011
We are happy to announce just a few of the confirmed speakers for Mass Comm Week 2011. With an emphasis on Texas State's Common Experience theme of The First Amendment and ranging across journalism, advertising, public relations and technology, Mass Comm Week will connect students with professionals to discuss current trends, ideas and issues affecting contemporary media. Stay tuned for additional programming announcements and promotions. The full schedule will be available soon.
Mass Comm Week will be held by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Oct. 17-20 on the Texas State University campus in San Marcos. All Mass Comm Week events are open to the public. Please make plans to join us in October.
Bob Metcalfe - UT Professor, Internet Pioneer and Ethernet Inventor. Professor Metcalfe will join us for an interview and grad student Q&A.
Lara Pellegrinelli - Scholar and Arts Journalist; Lecturer at Princeton
Brian Stelter - Reporter, NY Times. Brian was featured in the film Page One: Inside The New York Times. His talk will accompany a screening of the documentary.
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