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WTAMU Professor Represents University at Invitation-Only Summit

July 9, 2014

CONTACT:    Emily Kinsky, 806-651-2412, ekinsky@wtamu.edu

WTAMU Professor Represents University at Invitation-Only Summit

CANYON, Texas—Dr. Emily Kinsky, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at West Texas A&Dr. Emily KinskyM University, attended the Edelman Academic Summit June 25-27 in Chicago. The Academic Summit is an invitation-only event hosted every other year by Edelman, the largest public relations agency in the world. Kinsky joined 75 professors from nine countries for the three-day conference. Attendees listened to 45 speakers in 23 sessions on the topic of “Storytelling @ the Speed of Now.”

Attendees heard case studies and advice from leaders at HP, GE, Samsung, Storyful, SC Johnson, Activision, NYT, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, LinkedIn, Mass Relevance, Contently, Percolate, RebelMouse, Starbucks, Outbrain, SimpleReach, ShareThrough, Gap, Chicago Tribune, Forbes, Quartz, AMD, Dairy Management, CVS, Wrigley, ConAgra, Darden, Hilton, UNICEF, WBEZ, AbbVie, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Abbott and Edelman.

“This was my second Academic Summit to attend, and both provided incredibly valuable information to bring back to our students and colleagues,” Kinsky said.

More information is available on the social media feed from the conference at edelman.com/2014-academic-summit/social-feed/ or on the Academic Summit website at edelman.com/2014-academic-summit/academic-summit/.

—WTAMU—


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