In this week's episode of InTransition, we interview Karl Herger, Digital Marketing Specialist for the City of Sydney. Karl is responsible for implementing the City of Sydney’s digital marketing strategy, including its content strategy, social media, website builds, app development, analytics, online advertising and email marketing. Karl has been with the City of Sydney for over four years now.
Karl previously worked for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a Digital Marketing Specialist. He launched and managed the ABC Facebook page, growing it from 2,000 to 40,000+ likes through content strategy and advertising. Karl has over eight year’s digital marketing experience.
In this special episode of InTransition, David Pembroke interviews Kanchan Dutt, the Senior Manager of Media and Communications for the Australian Capital Territory Community Services Directorate. This interview includes discussions on the constraints of department communications, how to improve the skills of staff to become better publishers and the challenges faced when convincing senior level management to use content marketing techniques. The interview featured as part of a live webcast from the Digital Hub at Gungahlin Library in 2014.
Kanchan started his career as a reporter in the traditional media before moving into the public sector where he has excelled in government communications for almost a decade. Kanchan has previously managed communications for the ACT Department of the Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water and also spent time as a Senior Media Adviser to the ACT Chief Minister's Office.
Today, David Pembroke sits down with guest Isabelle Oderberg, the National Social Media Lead for the Australian Red Cross. The two discuss the increasing appeal in hiring data analysts to work in social media, how data underpins story telling, how to teach an old work force how to identify and publish compelling social media content and how the approvals process works in a large organisation, among other things.
In this episode, Founder and CEO David Pembroke sits down with Dr Caroline Fisher, Lecturer in journalism at the University of Canberra. They discuss the new role journalism plays in the public sector and how that is changing with new content marketing initiatives. David and Caroline explain how public sector workers should convince media advisors to employ content marketing tactics when pushing out new programs. They also talk about the new Bachelor of Journalism, Content Marketing degree at UC and where it is headed. Dr. Fisher's thesis can be found here.
This week we’re joined by Bobby Graham, Director of Bobby Graham Publishers and Business Development Manager of MasterDocs. In this episode, Bobby takes us through the ins and outs of publishing. We discuss the importance of the user, why print is not dead and how to have successful production meetings, among other things.
Bobby is an experienced digital publisher. Her business passion is digital publications, marketing and communication. She holds a Masters in eBusiness and a Bachelor of Arts in English and History. Over the past years, she has worked in the government sector, in mainstream publishers and libraries.