Director of Public Information
John Post is the Director of Public Information at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. Post first came to UAFS in 2013 as a Public Relations Assistant and was promoted to Public Information Director in August 2014. He is responsible for the drafting and dissemination of news releases pertaining to the university, managing the UAFS Newsroom social media accounts, and serving as the liaison between the media and UAFS employees.
Prior to his employment at UAFS, Post taught composition at Arkansas Tech University and was a feature writer and education reporter for The Courier. Post graduated with bachelor's and master's degrees in English from ATU and is a member of the Northwest Arkansas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
In this brief presentation, hear about what's new at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, including new educational programs, buildings on campus, or campus events.
Social Media: How it Can Help Your Organization
The advent of social media has created new opportunities for businesses and organizations to reach their target audiences. In this talk, Post will give an overview of several prominent social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.), their audience and their purpose, as well as general best practices for using social media.