UT Social Media Week Features Notable SM Experts and Alums
The College of Communication and Information (CCI) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, hosted Social Media Week, March 31-April 3, in the Communications Building on campus.
The four-day event featured presentations, panel discussions, and open forums with social media experts from BuzzFeed, ESPN, Scripps Networks Interactive, Viggle, Sports Illustrated, AC Entertainment and the U.S. Coast Guard. Paul Finebaum, radio and television host for ESPN and 1978 UT political science graduate, gave the keynote address titled “Social Media’s Influence on the ‘Impartial’ Voice of the SEC.” Finebaum delivered a keynote that was often humrous and sometimes emotional bringing the audience to … Read more “UT Social Media Week Features Notable SM Experts and Alums”
Paul Finebaum '78 Renowned Sports Journalist Honored
He has been called the “Voice of the SEC,” one of the most powerful people in sports media, the “King of the South,” and the “Oprah Winfrey of college football.”
Now, Paul Finebaum can be called a University of Tennessee accomplished alumnus.
The 1978 political science graduate was honored with the Accomplished Alumni Award, which recognizes notable alumni for their success and distinction within their field.
Finebaum, considered the leading sports authority in the South, joined ESPN in 2013. He does a regional radio show from Charlotte, N.C., and appears on a variety of other ESPN shows and outlets, including … Read more “Paul Finebaum '78 Renowned Sports Journalist Honored”