A Look Back at 2019 UT Social Media Week
More than 420 students attended panels at the eighth annual UT Social Media Week, which was held February 26-28 in CCI’s Scripps Lab Theater and Patrick Auditorium. #UTSMW2019 also generated 59,000 impressions and over 2,000 engagements on Twitter over a two-week period.
This year’s event featured 21 guest speakers over eight sessions, including one that involved a hands-on workshop. Eight CCI classes served as official anchor classes with 14 total classes attending. Topics ranged from incivility and politics on social media to the business of running social media accounts for companies and events, to social marketing and influencers.
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Social Media Week to Host Experts from Sports, Entertainment, Media, and More
UT’s seventh annual Social Media Week will kick off Tuesday, February 20, and continue through Thursday, February 22.
All Social Media Week events are free and open to the public. All sessions will be held in the Communications Building on Circle Park Drive.
The week will begin Tuesday, February 20, with a live remote broadcast by WUTK 90.3 FM in front of the Communications Building from 9 to 9:40 a.m.
Panel discussions and guest speakers will feature social media professionals representing a wide range of industries, including media, sports, entertainment, advertising, public relations, and security.
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UT's Sixth Annual Social Media Week Features Experts, Sports Personality
The sixth annual Social Media Week at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will kick off Monday, Feb. 27, and continue through Thursday, March 2.
All UT Social Media Week events are free and open to the public.
Panel discussions — on topics ranging from politics to sports to crisis management to entertainment — will feature social professionals, many of them UT alumni, representing organizations such as ESPN College GameDay, POLITICO, World Food Championships, the Tombras Group and area media outlets.
Some of the other speakers include:
- Hadas Gold, media reporter, POLITICO
- Tommy Thigpen, UT football linebacker and defense run game
Fifth Annual Social Media Week Features Experts, Hands-On Training
UT’s Social Media Week kicks off Monday and will be the most interactive in the event’s five-year history.
Panel discussion topics will include politics, crisis, entertainment and business, while local and national experts will lead workshops that will give students hands-on experience with online crisis management and content creation.
Participating professionals, many of whom are alumni, represent organizations including ESPN, Scripps Networks Interactive, the Los Angeles Rams, Buzzfeed, Politico, Jupiter Entertainment, The Brunswick Group, New Heartland Group and Publicis One Team NYC.
“Social Media Week brings today’s digital world to campus to benefit our students, who will soon be … Read more “Fifth Annual Social Media Week Features Experts, Hands-On Training”
UT to Get Tech Savvy with Annual Social Media Week
“The Power of Social Media” will be the theme of Social Media Week 2015, to be held March 30 through April 2.
Hosted by the College of Communication and Information, the week will include eight presentations, all of which will take place in the Scripps Lab , located in the Communications Building in Circle Park.
All events are open to the public and free of charge.
Here’s a look at the week’s schedule:
Monday, March 30
1:00–1:25 p.m.—Tim Burchett, mayor of Knox County, and Madeline Rogero, Knoxville city mayor, will welcome guests and begin Social Media Week with a special … Read more “UT to Get Tech Savvy with Annual Social Media Week”
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”
Social Media Week to Feature National, Local Speakers
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Communication and Information will host Social Media Week April 2-4 in the Communications Building on campus.
The three-day event will feature presentations, panel discussions and open forums with social media experts from Nike, Dunkin’ Donuts and McCormick & Company, as well as advertising, marketing and public relations agencies from Knoxville and the Southeast. Sponsors for the event include Coca-Cola, WBIR-TV, Calhoun’s and Latitude 35.
Kevin Kirksey, senior director of North American brand communications and digital for Nike Inc. and a 1998 UT advertising graduate, will give a keynote address titled “Storytelling and Social … Read more “Social Media Week to Feature National, Local Speakers”
2012 UT Social Media Week
Members of “Team Social Impact” holding their new Dell XPS 13 Ultrabooks: Melahnie Springfield, Yuxi Li, Courtney Kovacs and Charles Primm along with Adam Brown from Dell.
UT’s Social Media Week presented by CCI’s School of Advertising and Public Relations and Dell culminated in the 490 Social Media student competition on Thursday, April 27. The students presented their social media campaigns for the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook to a panel of judges: Adam Brown (BS/AdvPR ’94), executive director of social media at Dell; Melissa Lentz, senior vice president and managing partner for MR YOUTH; Michael Palenchar, associate professor of advertising … Read more “2012 UT Social Media Week”