Mainstream Media and Social Media #smCLT

A Collision or an Opportunity?

Can traditional media survive in a social media world? What does the changing meaning of “media” mean for citizens? For businesses?  For the media? How is the media changing here in Charlotte?

Join us as Social Media Charlotte presents “Mainstream Media and Social Media: A Collision or an Opportunity?” Wednesday, May 25, 7:30 a.m., at The Charlotte Observer.

Tickets are $20 and seating is limited. Breakfast will be provided.


  • Donna Maria Coles Johnson, Indie Business Network and – @INDIEbusiness
  • Brad Panovich, WCNC, chief meteorologist – @wxbrad
  • Jennifer Rothacker, The Charlotte Observer, Editor for Innovations – @MomsCharlotte
  • Tara Servatius, WBT, talk show host – @TaraServatius

I’ll be joining these notables on the panel to enter my two cents of experience in the radio and social media realms to the topic.

Follow me on twitter  – @NathanRichie , as well as the event hashtag #smCLT to catch all the action.  It should be a pretty lively discussion.

7:30 – 8am Networking
8am Welcome from Observer publisher Ann Caulkins
8am – 9am Panel Discussion
9am – 9:25am Open Newsroom Tour

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