Politics in Social Media Land…More than Meets the Eye

04 May

It’s the start of the election cycle and there’s no time better than now to start talking about how and why politicans and governments are using social media. As an added bonus, it’s been a pretty crazy week with the world of politics and social media land so, the discussion on this week’s program will be an exciting one you won’t want to miss. 

Meet our guest co-hosts that will be giving us the inside scoop.

Natalie Lehner

Natalie Lehner is communications director for the Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association. She is a former public radio reporter, anchor and producer. Lehner is also a former political talk show host with Ohio Public Radio and Television. She also worked as a reporter at NBC4 TV in Columbus, Ohio before getting into public relations. Follow Natalie’s musings on Twitter @ImaCornStar

Brian Hoyt

Brian Hoyt is the Public Information Manager for the City of Gahanna and manages the City’s communications, marketing and social media programs.  Before joining the City of Gahanna, Brian worked in public relations for an Ohio based advertising agency and as a public relations and political consultant.  Additionally, Brian has worked in employer relations for a recruiting firm and a non-profit workforce development organization. Check out Brian on Twitter @OhioBrian

Digital 411 is heard exclusively on We record live Saturdays, 10am EST. Join the conversation by phone at: 1877-932-9766 or send your questions and comments by Twitter to @Digital411. Also, join the conversation between programs on the Facebook page.

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Posted by on May 4, 2011 in communication, Digital 411


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