Author Archives: Jessie Gillman

About Jessie Gillman

This blog was created for my social media class as part of my graduate program in PR and communications at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. In addition to being a grad student, I am a PR/comm professional at Environics Communications where I focus on clean energy/environmental issues, education and women's health. I am also a huge book lover, an avid traveler, a big Philly sports fanatic, and I love Yoga.

Weekly Blog #12: Happily Ever After

Once upon a time, a mid-level communications professional in her mid-twenties signed up for a social media class as part of her graduate school program in PR at Georgetown University… So, the time has come. The end of another semester, … Continue reading

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Response Blog #3: Amanda & WMZQ

I have been meaning to respond to one of Amanda’s posts about her love for country music all semester, so finally, for my last response blog entry, here it is! Even though I grew up in an area of the … Continue reading

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Response Blog #2: Kate on M Street & Sideways Stories

When I was reading Kate’s final blog post and came across her reference to “Sideways Stories From Wayside School,” I knew I had to respond. Luckily, I loved the remainder of her post also, so that was good too. ūüėČ … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #11: J is For Jordan

Social media has not only exploded in the U.S. during the past decade, but it is now¬†a global phenomenom as well — even in places with radically different cultures from America’s, such as the Middle East. One of the most … Continue reading

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Personal Blog #3: E-A-G-L-E-S!

My parents weren‚Äôt always Philadelphia sports fans. They were born and raised in a suburb outside Chicago, so until they moved our family to the Philly area in 1996, they were Chicago sports fans, and particularly, Chicago Bears fans. They … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #10: Cutting Through the Clutter

With the rise of¬†Internet communities¬†and social media, American society has become one big clutter of online communication. For many purposes, social media tools and forums make life easier: companies can connect with their key audiences quicker/more efficiently (if done right), … Continue reading

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Response Blog #1: Tara’s “One Life to Live”

I really enjoyed Tara’s blog entry about online and social gaming, not because I have multiple brothers (and I couldn’t imagine growing up with that many — one was plenty for me!), but because I can definitely relate to not … Continue reading

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