social media workshops in May and June

This guy is everywhere and has a lot to say about social media. Check out details for some of his upcoming workshops below – in NYC, NJ, Chicago and Providence.


Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia J-school digital media professor; contributing editor to; and one of AdAge's 25 people to follow on Twitter, is offering a series of workshops in May and June. More on him at and you can see how he uses social media by connecting with him on Twitter: | Facebook: | LinkedIn:

He promises his sessions, like his tweets, will most likely be:

* helpful * useful * informative * relevant * practical * actionable * timely, entertaining * fun * occasionally funny

==> You can track his workshops – including sessions in other cities – at and/or ask him to add you to his mailing list:

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NYC SEMINAR: "Get Beyond Job Hunting: Tips for Journalists and Media Professionals"

Wednesday, May 12
6-9 pm
Guruloft at Hive at 55
(55 Broad Street, 13th floor, near Wall Street)

"Get Beyond Job Hunting: Tips for Journalists and Media Professionals"
SPEAKER: Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs, Columbia Journalism School & contributing editor,

"Get Beyond Job Hunting: Tips for Journalists and Media Professionals" presented by Guruloft at Hive at 55 – see details & register at this link – USE THIS DISCOUNT CODE: Sreenet – for 15% off:

As the media landscape changes, the rules for getting ahead and advancing your career are also changing – dramatically. In this seminar, digital media professor and Dean of Student Affairs at Columbia Journalism School Sree Sreenivasan shares with you the tools and information needed to navigate the industry and succeed as a journalist and media professional. Based on following the career paths, struggles and successes of thousands of students and journalists across the country during his 17-year career, Sree will offer big-picture trends and plenty of actionable, relevant tips. Learn exactly how the climate shift has affected the job search, what you need to be doing to get ahead and how digital and social media will facilitate the process of getting your next job and also shape your career.

In this seminar, being offered for the first time, and created especially for Guruloft, you will learn:
* New career-managment trends.
* How to network effectively and create break-through relationships with employers and contacts.
* The top social media tools needed as well as mistakes to avoid.
* How to produce better and more memorable work.
* How to create, nurture, curate and improve your personal brand.
You will walk away with a useful guide filled with practical tools and steps for advancing your career in media and journalism.
At the end of this seminar, join us for a happy-hour of networking, where you can share your ideas and connect with workshop attendees.

RSVP: (promo code SREENET for 15 percent off)

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NYC: Wed, June 2, 6:45-9:45 pm: Mediabistro workshop at Chinatown YMCA: BASIC Social Networking for Media Professionals – register here – USE THIS DISCOUNT CODE, SREE25- save 25% on the class price: [this is the basic session; advanced session is June 30 below; you can do one or the other, or both]

NEW JERSEY: Wed, May 19, 6-9 pm, Montclair, NJ – 21 Van Vleck St, Montclair, NJ 07042 – Social Media for Writers – see details & register at

CHICAGO: June 17 or June 18: Details to come. E-mail for deets.

PROVIDENCE, Monday, June 7: 1-2:30 pm: Social Media Workshop at the Providence Journal. Limited seats available for outsiders – if you’d like to attend, e-mail sree[at]

NYC: Wed, June 30, 6:45-9:45 pm: Mediabistro workshop at Chinatown YMCA: ADVANCED Social Networking for Media Professionals – register here – USE THIS DISCOUNT CODE, SREE25- save 25% on the class price: (Note: Sree will be joined by Soraya Darabi, socmedia star who has more than 400,000 Twitter followers – @sorayad). [this is the advanced session; basic session is June 2 above; you can do one or the other, or both.]

More to come, at

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NEW YORK OBSERVER: The Twitter Tutor –

MEDIABISTRO: So, What Do You Do, Sree Sreenivasan?

HUFFINGTON POST: Dean Sree Sreenivasan on Using Social Media For Better
Journalism –

MEDIANATION: Sree Sreenivasan on journalism’s future

TOMMEAGHER.COM: Diving Headfirst Into Social Media –

JULIA THE READER: Social Media, Demystified: Prof. Sree Sreenivasan on
linking, tweeting, and
earning attention:

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"This seminar couldn't be better. Sree is articulate and engaging, and really understands both his subject and the needs of the media professionals who attended the seminar." — Lynn Brenner

"Sree knows his stuff. He packs lots of information into a totally engaging, fast-paced class. I strongly recommend this class for anyone who wants to understand social networking and how to apply it to their professional endeavors." — TaRessa Stovall

"Sree was wonderful. He has a real knack for imparting an understanding of social networks and technology for the young and old." — Peter Zehren

"Sree was absolutely terrific! He made a topic that is very difficult for many people to fully grasp very comprehensive." — Melissa Schwartz

"Sree's presentation was well thought out and the time flew by. He truly knows his stuff and engaged students as well." — Anita Aboulafia

Prof. Sree Sreenivasan |
Dean of Student Affairs, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism |
Contributing editor, DNAinfo:
TWITTER: @sreenet –

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