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Friday, March 7 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
How Twitter Humorists Landed Sweet Real World Gigs

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The hilarious tweets written by funny people Megan Amram @meganamram, Jenny Johnson @JennyJohnsonHi5 and Josh Hara @yoyoha have not only attracted hundreds of thousands of followers, they've also landed these social media savants legit employment in television, publishing and marketing. In this session, Mashable Editorial Director Matt Silverman will lead a fun (and funny) discussion on how these three social media celebrities were able to showcase their talents through Twitter, create impressive followings that make "real" celebs jealous, earn the praise of major media outlets like Time, The Wall Street Journal and Rolling Stone, and ultimately land dream jobs that embrace their 140-character humor and charm.

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Megan Amram

WriterWriterCurrently a writer on the acclaimed NBC series Parks and Recreation, Megan Amram is a rising star in the comedy world. Her viral blog and twitter account launched her into the entertainment industry two years ago. Since then, Megan has written for Comedy Central's Kroll... Read More →
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Josh Hara

Dir of SocialResourceJosh Hara is the director of social creative at Resource, an integrated marketing agency in Columbus, Ohio that works with many Fortune 500 companies including P&G, Limited Brands and Nestle. In his role, Josh leads social media strategies for major brands, writes... Read More →

Friday March 7, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB

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