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Social Media Week


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
Read more “UT's Sixth Annual Social Media Week Features Experts, Sports Personality”

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”


“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”