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Social Media One-Night Stand: Chicago

Special Advanced Social Media Workshop for Journalists & Professionals
Presented by two Columbias - Columbia College Chicago and Columbia
University Journalism School in NYC and its Continuing Education
Department

Taught by Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia Journalism School and
Social-media blogger, CNET News [ http://cnet.co/sreetips ] and Prof.
Teresa Puente of Columbia Chicago's journalism program and former
Laventhol Visiting Professor at Columbia J-school in NYC, (where she
taught social media with Sree)

Join us for @Sree's first-ever Social Media One-Night Stand in Chicago,
co-taught with one of Chicago's top social media experts, @TCPuente
@chicanisima. It's a special advanced social media workshop designed to
take your use of social media to the next level (no matter how you use it
now).

The focus will be on getting best use out of your time online, how to
build more fans and followers and how to do all this in a smart,
strategic, sustainable manner. Can't make it that night to Chicago? Watch
for a similar session on Wednesday, May 23 - live on the web from anywhere
in the world, or in-person in NYC. Find out more here:
http://bit.ly/one-nightstand

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
5:30 pm: reception
6:30-9:30 pm: workshop

WHERE:
Columbia College Chicago
33 E Congress Parkway, room 219 (Enter on Wabash.)
DIRECTION BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Pink Line library, Red Line Harrison
PARKING: garages on Wabash

COST: free for all Columbia College Chicago students and faculty
$25 for non-CCC folks (pay at the door; this course costs $125+ in NYC,
$50 in San Francisco)

LIMITED SEATING - just 60 spots available - grab 'em now!

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Is it time to take it your social-media skills to the
next
level?

This special, advanced social-media class is designed to specifically help
media pros make the most of social-media tools. You will be expected to
know all the basics and be ready to dive into a session filled with
practical, actionable tips and case studies.

# How to deepen your connection with your audience via social media

# New tools you must absolutely know and use

# How to build your personal brand

# How to find, on deadline, specific types of people you need for work

# The best ways to increase your followers, fans, and connections

# How to get the "right" followers, fans, and connections

# Metrics: why you need to understand them and how you can do just that

# Sustainable social media -- how to keep from drowning in information and
make
time to participate efficiently

Versions of this have been taught by Sree at CNN, NBC, ABC, St. Louis
Post-Dispatch, Boston Globe, Washington Post, NPR, Mediabistro and
elsewhere.

THE SPEAKERS:
Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs, Columbia Journalism
School, is a brand-new social-media blogger at CNET News. He's also one of
AdAge's 25 media people to follow on Twitter and one of Poynter's 35 most
influential people in social media. More on him at http://sree.netand you
can see how he uses social media by connecting with him on Twitter:
http:/twitter.com/sree | Facebook: http://facebook.com/sreetips &
http://facebook.com/sreenet | LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/sreenivasan

Prof. Teresa Puente, is the founder of Latina-Voices.com and also writes
the Chicanisima blog at Chicago Now. A former Chicago Tribune reporter and
former Sun-Times editorial board writer and op-ed columnist, she is a
print reporter turned online journalist and entrepreneur. More on her at
http://about.me/teresapuente and
http://www.chicagonow.com/chicanisima-latino-politics-news-and-culture

They promise the workshop, like their tweets, will most likely be: *
helpful * useful * informative * relevant * practical * actionable *
entertaining * fun * & occasionally funny!

NOTE: PLEASE E-MAIL ce@jrn.columbia.edu if you'd like to hear about future such
sessions in NYC and other cities. See the ever-changing lineup at
http://bit.ly/columbiajtraining * Questions about the Chicago workshop
email tpuente@colum.edu

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