Social Media Senior Strategist, NPR
Thursday, February 7, 11 a.m.
Clara Thompson Hall
Hear the firsthand experiences of an international journalist on the forefront of defining social media usage in news reporting. Andy Carvin helped shape the future of Twitter use among journalists with his extensive tweets during the Iranian elections of 2009 and the Arab Spring. In 2011, he and his Twitter community won a Knight-Batten Award for Innovation in Journalism.
An online community organizer since 1994, Andy is the former director of the Digital Divide Network, a group of educators, activists, and policymakers dedicated to bridging the digital divide. He currently serves as the senior strategist of social media for National Public Radio.