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Social Media and Advertising in the Iowa Caucuses

January 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Omaha Press Club and PRSA Nebraska Present: Social Media and Advertising in the Iowa Caucuses
Understanding Political Reporting in the Digital Age

An all-star panel will gather at 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 28 for a special professional development seminar, presented by the Omaha Press Club and PRSA Nebraska.

Come to the Press Club, 1600 Dodge St., 22nd Floor, and learn how to make sense of political reporting in the digital age. The Iowa Caucuses are the following Monday, February 1.

The discussion panel will include:

  • Dr. Chris Allen, moderator — UNO School of Communication professor, Fullbright Scholar 2011-2012.
  • Andy Curran — founder and president, We Vote Project. The We Vote Project urges transparency in state government.
  • Robynn Tysver — political reporter, Omaha World Herald.
  • Doug Parrott — recently retired as General Manager and Executive Vice President of Bailey Lauerman and remains a PR consultant to the agency. Doug is a former political consultant and news executive.
  • Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro — associate professor and chair of UNO’s Political Science Department. Her current research examines the role of gender, culture and identity in politics.

For more information, contact the club at 402-345-8008 or www.omahapressclub.com. The event starts at 5 p.m. with a cocktail reception and the seminar, slated to last one hour, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $15/person, which includes the seminar and hors d’oeuvres. Students receive a special $5 rate. RSVP to 402-345-8008 or jeaniec@opc.omhcoxmail.com.

About the Omaha Press Club:
The Omaha Press Club was formed to promote excellence in communications and media professions through fellowship, education and advocacy of freedom of information. Membership is open to everyone.


January 28, 2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Omaha Press Club
1600 Dodge St., 22nd Floor
Omaha, 68102 United States
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