Katie Newport

2015 Speaker

KATIE NEWPORT is global deputy director of social media at Blue State Digital. She composes and implements integrated social media strategies to help our clients reach their digital goals. From carefully constructed copy that inspires action to comprehensive social campaigns that incorporate a variety of platforms and communication tactics, Newport builds and connects communities online. Since joining BSD, she’s created campaign strategies for clients such as Michelle Bridges, the Green Bay Packers, Be The Match, Hunger Is, American Museum of Natural History, Benjamin Moore, The Bob Woodruff Foundation and many more. She’s also ghostwritten tweets for a handful of famous voices, including Bruce Springsteen, Ricky Gervais, “The Daily Show” and Michael Strahan. Prior to joining BSD in 2012, she dabbled in the advertising world, where she realized her passion for social media communications. Newport earned an M.A. in professional writing, which she received after completing a thesis that perfected a formula for writing on social media derived from science writing best practices. @katiethenewport

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