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We are delighted and very lucky this year to have Erin Kotecki Vest as the Nevada Interactive Media Summit’s keynote speaker. Also known across the social web as @QueenofSpain , Erin is Political Director and Producer of Special Projects for
Erin spearheads BlogHer’s initiative to connect community members directly to legislators and policy-makers. Recent successes have included landing an in-person briefing on women online with Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett, an exclusive on-camera interview with then-candidate Obama, a series of live, interactive conference calls about health care between Congresspeople from both sides of the aisle and BlogHer’s omni-partisan community members, and an exclusive webcast with Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about health care reform.
Prior to joining BlogHer, Erin spent ten years as a broadcast journalist in Los Angeles, Orlando and Detroit winning six Golden Mic Awards with LA news institution KFWB. She continues to blog on her personal site Queen of Spain Blog, and can be found tweeting both for
Erin will use her legendary humor and her experience as a journalist, blogger, and online provocateur to discuss with us why social media is too important for anyone to ignore–in just a few years–social media has seeped into almost every facet of our daily lives including our government and politics, our personal relationships, the media, business, education, and more. In her own words:
“Social media has a role in everything from politics to journalism to simply updating family on your life and it’s now mainstream. To ignore it, is to turn a blind eye to the world around them. And to ignore it is also misses the huge opportunity it provides. For promoting one’s work. For elevating one’s voice. For supporting one’s causes. For authentically connecting to other people and enriching one’s life.”
Don’t wait to register for this year’s Nevada Interactive Media Summit. The event sold out last year.
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