Mitchell Trinka

Mitchell Trinka

Social Media and Engagement Director at The 74 Media

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Experience

Collaborative Editor  - The Nabe

Education

degree  - CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Affiliations

Multimedia Teaching Fellow  - Baruch College

Multimedia Teaching Fellow  - Tow-Knight

Multimedia Teaching Fellow  - Fordham University

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Mitchell Trinka is a multimedia journalist who resides in New York.
Mitchell began his career in journalism at a small weekly in upstate New York on election night 2005, and never looked back. He earned a degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2010 and has since worked as an editor with the The New York Times on its hyperlocal Fort Greene and Clinton Hill Local blog, as a multimedia teaching fellow for the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, Fordham University and Baruch College, and as the Director of Engagement for the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. When he's not online, you can find him fly fishing in small rivers. "> Mitchell Trinka Director of Engagement & Product Mitchell Trinka is a multimedia journalist who resides in New York. Mitchell began his career in journalism at a small weekly in upstate New York on election night 2005, and never looked back. He earned a degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2010 and has since worked as an editor with the The New York Times on its hyperlocal Fort Greene and Clinton Hill Local blog, as a multimedia teaching fellow for the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, Fordham University and Baruch College, and as the Director of Engagement for the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. When he's not online, you can find him fly fishing in small rivers.

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Social Media for Journalists - Mitch Trinka, Room 434
Whether you're a Twitter newbie or a master Tweeter, here's your chance to dive in deep. During the first half of this session, we will explore how social media tools - from Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn and Pinterest - can spark story ideas, reveal trends, and connect you with new sources. In addition to covering social media ethics and etiquette, we will explore best practices and tips, tricks, and tools. During the second half of the workshop, discover how social media can help you build your brand in the new world of Web 3.0. We will explore how leading journalists and news organizations are capitalizing on social networks to reach out to readers, viewers, and communities. Class of 2010 alumnus Mitch Trinka now works as community manager for the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and is a multimedia teaching fellow at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism.

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