Kim Wilson is the Founder of SocialNewsDesk, the only social media management solution built for newsrooms. After graduating from the University of Florida, Kim began her career in Television News as an assistant to Dan Rather at CBS News. She went on to become Executive Producer of News at WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, FL prior to founding SocialNewsDesk.
SocialNewsDesk is a web-based software suite which transforms the way news organizations interact with social media. The platform allows customized monitoring and cultivation of news content using one specially designed interface. It establishes and enforces best practices and enables journalists and media organizations to engage with their Fans using custom-designed Facebook applications. More than 600 newsrooms nationwide are currently using the SocialNewsDesk’s products.
Kim is a contributor to several popular social media blogs including LostRemote.com and has been published at Mashable.com, Journalistics.com and others. She has served as a member of the University of Florida’s Advisory Council to the College of Journalism since 2004 and regularly teaches in the University’s Telecommunications Department as an Adjunct Lecturer.
Kim has spoken about social media at many conferences, including: RTDNA/SPJ Excellence in Journalism, National Association of Broadcasters, Louisiana Association of Broadcasters, Mississippi Association of Broadcasters, Florida Association of Broadcasters, Cox Media Content Conference, and UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She has also led custom training and consultation seminars for media organizations around the country. If you’d like Kim to speak at your event or to discuss how she might be able to help your organization reach its social media goals, contact her at kwilson [at] socialnewsdesk.com.