New York, May 10th, 2011 – The Continuing Education Department of Columbia Journalism School will be hosting Social Media Weekend on May 13-15, 2011. Ruben Quinones, Director of New Media at Path Interactive, will be on a panel along with Zach Steward of the Wall Street Journal, Ryan Healy of Careerist, Jenny Blake – Author, blogger, life coach, and Chandlee Bryan, community manager at StartWire, discussing social media and job hunting.
The Social Media Weekend will feature workshops, panels, and keynotes by media experts across every platform: social, mobile, local, video, traditional, nonprofit, and more. Topics will focus on the editorial, creative and business applications of social media.
As part of the Social Media weekend, there will also be a group of “social media doctors” to offer social media makeovers, tips, and feedback in one-on-one and small group sessions.
Organized by Professor Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs and Digital Media professor at the Columbia Journalism School, the event is expected to host approximately 200 journalists, media professionals, and other attendees from around the county.
For more information and to buy tickets, please visit the Social Media Weekend website.