Benet Wilson

Email address:
benet@aviationqueen.com

Twitter handle:
@@benetwilson @AvQueenBenet @NABJDigital

Website:
http://www.aviationqueen.com

I am currently a Professional journalist or technologist working in media

Company:
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Job Title:
eNewsletters/social media editor

Bio:

Benét J. Wilson is the social media/newsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. She is an aviation/travel freelance journalist, serving as the Air Travel Expert for About.com. Wilson served as chair of NABJ’s Program Committee from 2011 to 2013, and is the vice president of NABJ’s Digital Journalism Task Force. She serves on the board of the Online News Association, where she serves on the student, international and membership committees. She also chairs the 2014 AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship and Diversity committees.

Affiliations:
National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Current Leadership Positions:

Board member, Online News Association

Areas of expertise:
Basic HTML/CSS, Social media branding – Newsroom / organization level, Social media branding – Individual, Social media branding – Sub-branded accounts (such as a Politics Blog or Regional Channel), Beat reporter

Speaking Experience
Yes, have led sessions individually, Yes, have spoken on panels, Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (at events), Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (in newsroom)

Past Speaking Experience:

Panels on journalism branding, social media, tech and tools for journalists
NABJ, ONA and AAJA

City / Location Preferences:

Located in Baltimore; will go just about anywhere

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