The New York Chapter of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) is presenting a breakfast session titled “Getting the Most Out of Social Media.”

The presentation is being held on Tuesday, December 7 from 8:30 – 10:00 am at the Axis Agency, 919 Third Avenue, 15th Floor in New York City.

Presenting will be Sree Sreenivasan from Columbia’s Graduate Journalism School and Alberto Vourvoulias-Bush from  They will tell us what communicators need to know about social media.  This presentation is similar to those  given at the Boston Globe, CNN, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and many other newsroom.

This is not to be missed!

Sree  Sreenivasan is a tech evangelist and skeptic (he can explain how he’s both).  He is a professor and dean of students affairs at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he teaches in the digital media program, including media entrepreneurship. A former TV technology reporter on WABC and WNBC, he is now a contributing editor at, a Manhattan-news startup he helped launch in 2009 with Joe Ricketts (the founder of Ameritrade and whose family just bought the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field).

In 2009, he was named one of AdAge’s 25 media people to follow on Twitter and in 2010 was named one of 20 journalists to follow by the Society of Professional Journalists. In Nov. 2010, he was named to the Poynter Institute’s “35 most influential people in social media.” You can find him on Twitter at and on Facebook at and on the Web at
Check out his regularly updated Social Media Guide at and his Twitter Guide for Newbies & Skeptics at

Alberto Vourvoulias-Bush joined this past June as Senior Editor.  Vourvoulias-Bush most recently served as Corporate Executive Editor of impreMedia where he planned online, multimedia and print editorial strategy for all impreMedia news brands including La Opinion of Los Angeles, El Diario/La Prensa of New York and their online news sites. He joined El Diario/La Prensa in 2005 serving as its Executive Editor overseeing the growth in the paper’s readership in print and online. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Editor of TIME Magazine’s Latin America Edition and Director, TIME Americas. There he assisted in managing the launch of TIME Magazine’s Spanish and Portuguese language weekly supplements.

Free for HPRA members
$25  for Non-members*

You can register for the event here.

To become a member of HPRA-NY, click here.

Tags: HispanicHispanicPRHPRASocial media

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