Spotlight: Meghan Gutierrez, Lymphoma Research Foundation

 

Lymphoma Research Foundation, Social Media and Nonprofit

Meghan Gutierrez, Chief Communications Officer of the Lymphoma Research Foundation

In continuing to look at how nonprofits are facing the rise of social media, I spoke with former colleague Meghan Gutierrez, chief communications officer at the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

Take a look below and see how this advocacy organization is working with social media, and what Meghan recommends for other nonprofit communications professionals. You can also visit www.lymphoma.org to learn more about the Foundation and what they’re doing. Continue reading

Spotlight: Josie Feliz, The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Josie Feliz, Partnership at Drugfree.org, Social Media and nonprofit

Josie Feliz, Deputy Director of Public Affairs at The Partnership at Drugfree.org

The past 10 years have brought much change with regards to social media and its affect on the communications industry. I caught up with Josie Feliz, Deputy Director of Public Affairs at The Partnership at Drugfree.org (you may remember them as The Partnership for a Drug-Free America), to discuss how social media has creeped its way into her life and work. Continue reading

Spotlight: John Barbagallo, Funeral Director

John Barbagallo is a funeral director in Garden City, NY

I recently sat down with my friend John Barbagallo to discuss what some might call a somewhat morbid topic – his job. John is a funeral director from Garden City, NY, and works as a consultant with funeral homes in New York City and Long Island (to the East of New York City for any who aren’t familiar with the area). As you can imagine, he gets calls at all hours of the night, and can sometimes be working for extremely long stretches of time. While his is another career that has been around for a very long time, there have been some recent technological developments that save time for John and other funeral directors, as well as help families who have experienced a loss to receive death certificates sooner.

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