Sybril Bennett

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I am currently a Professional academic, teaching journalism

Belmont University

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Dr. Syb is an award winning journalist and full Professor at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. She has more than 25 years of journalism, social media and teaching experience. Her book, Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad has won two awards explaining how the UGRR and the Internet are among the most effective, innovative and disruptive networks in US history.

National Association of Black Journalists

Areas of expertise:
Social media branding – Newsroom / organization level, Social media branding – Individual

Speaking Experience
Yes, I have been a keynote speaker for an event, Yes, have led sessions individually, Yes, have spoken on panels, Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (at events)

Past Speaking Experience:

Book Talks, Google Glass and/or Digital Citizenship. Introduce social media to masses as well as teach Faculty how to add social media to their curriculum.

February 3, 2014
Walter Murray Lecture Series
Vanderbilt University

February 14, 2014
Book Signing
Nashville African History and Culture Conference
TSU Avon Williams Downtown Campus

February 15, 2014
Les Gemmes Literary Luncheon
Hutton Hotel
Author Spotlight Keynote

March 13, 2014
Vanderbilt University Black Cultural Center
Book Club

April 4, 2014
Religious Communicators Association Annual Conference
Nashville, TN

Rutherford County Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Banquet
Middle Tennessee State University
Keynote Speaker

June 9-13
iTeach Academy Professional Development Workshop
Keynote and Facilitator
Immaculate-LaSalle High School
Miami, Florida

August, 2014
Tennessee Department of Transportation
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Conference
Keynote Presenter

City / Location Preferences:

In Nashville, WILL travel.

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