What Zombies Teach Us about Social Media Crises

  • Location: FSU Alumni Center
  • Address: 1030 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304-7719
  • RSVP Deadline: July 14, 2014

Join us for a presentation from Dr. Timothy Coombs, a professor and crisis communications specialist from the Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida. His zombie-themed discussion will help attendees understand the focus, spread and reactions to social media crises.

Through our ER for PR program, we’re offering additional professional development opportunities at this luncheon at no extra cost:

11:30 a.m. – Networking; Silent Media Auction opens

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Keynote Address: Zombies and Social Media
Speaker: Dr. Timothy Coombs, Nicholson College of Communications, University of Central Florida

1:15 – 2:00 p.m. – Building Excellent Media Relations
Speaker: Rebeccah Lutz, Multimedia News Editor, Tallahassee Democrat

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. – Final Silent Media Auction bids

2:30 p.m. – Silent Media Auction results announced; event conclusion

We’re also partnering with TREW Media, Inc., our official Chapter photographer, to offer professional head shots on site at ER for PR. Head shots will be $35 per person and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Thanks to Computer Repair Doctor, our corporate sponsor, for sponsoring this program. Staff members will be on site, so bring those cracked smartphones and tablets, virus-riddled laptops and anything else that needs a little TLC and drop them off with the experts!


Thank you also to our host firm, Moore Communications Group, for its generous support of this program and the Capital Chapter!


Thank you also to our contributing sponsors, Graphateria, Salter>Mitchell and TREW Media, Inc.!

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