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AmyWood Resume

AmyWood Resume

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Amy Wood
Interactive Anchor, Social TV Instigator, Innovation Team Leader, Blogsite Creatoramywoodtv@gmail.com
Merging News and Social Media
Broadcasting and Cable MagazineAuthors: Amy Wood
Post Paywall Greenville's Media Scene Shifts
Net News Check July 26, 2012Authors: Amy Wood, Carol Marie Cropper"But when it comes to social, perhaps no one works harder than the folks at WSPA.Amy Wood, an anchor at the station, has made news in the industry with her relentless efforts to connect withher audience — even posting to Facebook during commercial breaks.She has been rewarded with 103,000 subscribers to her profile page, said Kevin Justus, WSPA.com’s seniorWeb production coordinator. The station’s Facebook page, with 74,000 fans, is tops among news sites in themarket, he added."
Social Media Doesn't Stop When Amy Wood Goes On Live TV
Lost Remote May 2011Authors: Amy Wood
How Social Should A Newscast Be?
TV News Check September 2011Authors: Amy Wood
Top 100 Women on Twitter 2010 (54 at debut)
Hubspot 2010Authors: Amy WoodDebuted at number 54 on the Top 100 on Twitter list that came out in 2010
TV's top tweeters
Broadcasting and Cable Magazine 2010Authors: Amy WoodBroadcasting and Cable featured me as the top tweeting local news anchor in the U.S.
35 Influencers in Social Media
Poynter Institute 2010Authors: Amy Wood
The Road Ahead
RTDNA Communicator Magazine 2009Authors: Amy Wood, Deborah Potter
Business Blackbox Magazine 2009Authors: Amy WoodSouth Carolina based business magazine featured me as one of their Trailblazer honorees, for my work insocial media connecting the community, and innovating new ways to merge news and social media.
How to be an interactive journalist
Poynter Institute Live Chat and NewsLab.org 2009Authors: Amy Woodhttp://www.poynter.org/uncategorized/98221/archived-chat-how-to-be-an-interactive-broadcast-journalist/ 
Amy Wood is devoted to fanning the flames of innovation in news - working with organizations that embraceemerging platforms as important new tools for journalists to tell stories and connect with their communities.Amy Wood is an Emmy award winning interactive news anchor for WSPA and WYCW in South Carolina. Shealso leads the station Innovation Team.As one of the first news anchors in the country to incorporate social media with news back in 2008, she'sconsidered a pioneer in the industry. The online community she connects with has grown to 150,000.Honors: SC Broadcaster's Association Anchor of the Year 2012. Broadcasting and Cable Magazine namedAmy the most influential local news anchor on Twitter. Hub Spot placed Amy on the "100 Most PowerfulWomen on Twitter" list. Also - The Poynter Institute "35 Top Influencers in Social Media" and Big MoneyWeb "200 Most Fearless Women Online and in Social Media."Amy's interactive innovation is featured in three books: The Complete Idiots Guide to Social Media Marketingby Jennifer Abernathy, Live Local Broken News by AR&D and The Digital Handshake by Paul Chaney.She speaks frequently on growing an audience in social media, innovation and how to get your story told in thedigital age. Amy anchors 7 On Your Side at 5, 6, 10 and 11 on WSPA TV and WYCW.Specialties: In February 2008 Amy launched the first LIVE CHAT during a newscast in Upstate South Carolinaand Western North Carolina.Amy has spent five years taking social media mainstream on TV, gathering news, pictures and information on
breaking stories.She continues to blaze an innovative social media trail in television news, always experimenting with new tools- always looking for new opportunities and ways to engage.Amy's links: AmyWoodTV.com
Honors and Awards
Anchor of the Year 2012
South Carolina Broadcaster's AssociationAugust 2012
News Innovation Panelist
Reynolds Journalism InstituteApril 2012Presenter at Innovation Week conference at RJIhttp://rjionline.org/events/rjinnovation-week-2012-bios
Emmy - Best Newscast
National Academy of Arts and Sciences SoutheastJune 2011Emmy Award, Best Newscast 2011
Top 100 Women on Twitter in World
Hub Spot2010
Business Blackbox Trailblazer in Social Media
Business Blackbox Magazine2009
Emmy - Best Newscast
National Academy of Arts and Sciences Southeast2005Emmy Award, News Channel 7 at 11, 2005
SC Community Service Award
SC Jacyees2002

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