Society for New Communications Research Announces 2012 Fellows

A global nonprofit research and education foundation and think tank focused on the latest developments in media and communications welcomes six leading business leaders, scholars, and professional communicators to its Fellowship program.

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These new fellows bring new expertise to our organization and we look forward to working with this group of Fellows on their research initiatives that will produce valuable new educational offerings and establishment of standards and best practices.

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012

The Society for New Communications Research, a global, nonprofit think tank focused on the latest developments in media and communications, today announced its 2012-2013 Fellows. These new Fellows join an impressive group of more than 100 Founding Fellows, Senior Fellows and alumni who are business leaders, scholars, professional communicators, members of the media, futurists and technologists from around the globe. The SNCR Fellows collaborate on research initiatives, educational offerings, and the establishment of standards and best practices focused on the advanced study of emerging trends and developments in media and communications, and their effect on business, media, culture and society.

The 2012 SNCR Fellows include:

  • Kevin Briody, Director Digital Strategy, Pace Communications
  • Alex Dea, Analyst, Deloitte Consulting
  • Silvia Montaña, Coordinadora Área de Teorías Facultad de Comunicación Social y Periodismo, Universidad Externado de Colombia
  • Botnaru Petru, President, Terra-1530
  • Ted Shelton, Managing Director, PwC
  • Anne Weiskopf, Owner, Rip Off The Roof Consulting

In addition, the Society named Kate McCallum, Founder, c3: Center for Conscious Creativity, as Senior Fellow.

During 2012-2013, the Fellows will focus on a number research and education projects that address important issues including: content discovery, distribution and monetization in a post-journalistic era; the challenges that lead to productivity and performance in the emerging “social enterprise” and to develop new models for corporate organization, decision making, business strategy development and governance; the new connected consumer and what that means for the retail and consumer businesses sectors; the Moldovan society and rural people absence of information; the shift of traditional marketing, advertising, and communications agencies to digital and social media; and the functioning of the digital newsrooms.

"We are very pleased and honored to welcome our seventh group of Fellows that come from the top companies and organizations from the world," said Jen McClure, Founder and President, the Society for New Communications Research. "These new fellows bring new expertise to our organization and we look forward to working with this group of Fellows on their research initiatives that will produce valuable new educational offerings and establishment of standards and best practices.”

About the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR):

The Society for New Communications Research is a global nonprofit 501(c)(3) research and education foundation and think tank focused on the advanced study of the latest developments in new media and communications, and their effect on traditional media and business models, communications, culture and society. For more information, visit http://sncr.org.

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