Category Archives: Intro to Multimedia Communication

Here you will find my work from Intro to Multimedia Comm at the University of Florida.
Course Description: This course introduces students of media, journalism and communication to the themes, issues and how to’s
of an integrated approach to new multimedia communications to make sure the brand message reaches its
intended audience. Taking a real-world viewpoint, students will examine the various channels available to
communication professionals and how to effectively use the channels. Topics include social media/multimedia
writing and management; how to utilize several mediums for integrated communication campaigns; how
marketing, branding and public relations play their roles in multimedia communications; careers in multimedia
communications; the role of communications professionals; and the impact of new media technologies.

Parked in Neutral: One Girl’s Vote on “Thumb”

(Assignment Snapshot: Midterm Project for Intro to Multimedia Communication, MMC5006, University of Florida (Masters Program in Social Media) Comprehensively review a social media channel assigned to you (in this case Thumb) and become a subject matter expert, providing history, effective practices, enhancements, etc. Your mid-term should be from a brand’s point of view, meaning don’t explain […]
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Honesty, A Peacock and Taking It to the Mat

Week 7 Assignment: Pick 3 brands that are on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and at least LinkedIn/Pinterest/YouTube. Evaluate them by the criteria presented below. These are the three brands I am profiling this week: ________________________________________________________________________________ The Honest Company sells eco-friendly, non-toxic baby and household products. They identify their mission as educating, inspiring, and fulfilling the […]
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“All Five Horizons Revolved Around Her Soul, Like the Earth to the Sun”

I’m a Pearl Jam Fan. I mean a cross-country, international traveling, tattoo-wearing, every album-owning fan. We call ourselves the Jamily. It’s a passion I share with my younger brother. My fave jam is Black. It’s always resonated with me primarily for the above lyric (blog entry title). I love the idea of horizons…seeing them, reaching […]
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Blog Day Afternoon

THE DAILY BEAST Who are we? What is our purpose? Why are we uniquely awesome? The Daily Beast falls into a couple of categories as outlined in this week’s lecture. It is a group blog in that it brings in a stable of authors. It is professional in that it is of a high standard, […]
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Keeping “Power to the She” Consistent

There is no question that 2013 was a breakout year for Athleta. So much so that the Chairman and CEO of parent company Gap Inc. recently said, “…It looks like Athleta is on its path to becoming the fourth iconic brand within Gap Inc.’s portfolio.” (Jeff Quackenbush) The three other brands he’s referring to are […]
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Power to the She…& Me

I’ve been on quite a journey the last two years:  A scary, amazing, life-altering journey. I became a mom. Twice. To understand my journey, you would have to know I was an athlete all my life. My right arm paid for my degree. I could throw a pretty fast curve ball back in the day! […]
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Classic Marketing vs. Social Media Marketing

I’ll come out of the closet and admit it. I’m a Neil Diamond fan. To be a fan, you must have seen The Jazz Singer. Now, I’m not here to discuss the merits or flaws of this movie but want to bring up one line that has always resonated with me. The young Neil is chatting […]
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