Alliance for Women in Media Foundation to Host Symposium on Creating High Quality Content in the Digital Age

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The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) will host the symposium, Creating High Quality Content in the Digital Age. The one-day educational event will take place on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Cox Media Group in Atlanta, GA.

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The two keynote speakers are: Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent, CNN's Health, Medical and Wellness Unit, and Jane Williams, Senior Vice President of Television, Cox Media Group.

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) will host the symposium, Creating High Quality Content in the Digital Age. The one-day educational event will take place on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Cox Media Group in Atlanta, GA. This AWMF Symposium is sponsored by Cox Media Group. A limited number of complimentary registrations are available for media professionals, as well as students studying communications, media and/or technology.

The two keynote speakers are: Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent, CNN's Health, Medical and Wellness Unit, and Jane Williams, Senior Vice President of Television, Cox Media Group. Sessions include: Breaking Bad: Accuracy vs. Recency in Reporting and News Literacy in the Digital Age.

Confirmed panel speakers include:

  • Katie Caperton, Editor-in-Chief, HLNtv.com;
  • Kyle Jones, Social Media Manager, WSB-TV;
  • Wanita Niehaus, Director of Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive;
  • Marian Pittman, Station Manager, WSB-TV and wsbtv.com;
  • Condace Pressley, Assistant Program Director, AM750 and 95.5FM News/Talk WSB, Cox Media Group Atlanta Radio;
  • Kevin Sack, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist with The New York Times;
  • Roni Selig, Senior Executive Producer/Director, Health, Wellness and Medical Unit, CNN; and
  • Helen Swanson, VP of Programming, The Weather Channel.

For more information, please visit http://www.allwomeninmedia.org.

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About the Alliance for Women in Media (AWM): The Alliance for Women in Media leverages the promise, passion and power of women in all forms of media. Formerly known as American Women in Radio & Television, AWM is the longest-established professional association dedicated to advancing women in media and entertainment, and celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2011. The Alliance for Women in Media carries forth its mission by educating, advocating and acting as a resource to its members and the industry at large via inspired thought leadership that illuminates areas of societal need.

About the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation: The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (formerly known as The Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television) supports and promotes educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public, the electronic media and allied fields. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has created partnerships and joint-initiatives with the National Middle School Association, the Emma Bowen Foundation, the American Red Cross and other organizations that are philosophically aligned with the mission of the Foundation. The Foundation also supports Empowering America®, an initiative which pays tribute to many of America‚Äôs most pioneering and inspiring women. Through this program, the Foundation provides Empowering America® educational collateral to needy urban middle schools around the country. The Foundation also produces nationally acclaimed recognition programs, including the Gracie Awards®, a live gala that honors exemplary programming created for, by, and about women.

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