Journalists always say they're only as good as their last story. But, today I say thank you.
Thank you all so much for the well wishes! It was such an awesome feeling to know that family and friends were supporting us from all over the country by watching the livestream. Truly interactive!
So, let me tell you how it works. The Mid-South region is the only Emmy region that broadcasts the event live on TV. If you live in North Carolina, you could've watched it on UNC-TV. We were told that if we won, we'd only get 30 seconds to talk before goodbye music would play. I was already pretty nervous about the whole thing...
+Billy Stanley is one of my favorite Wilmington peeps and hangout'ers... and uploaded this to YouTube --
Aside from starting out my speech with, "I feel like I'm going to throw up," I forgot to mention a few things and people:
The work we do is judged, and it's not always a fair representation of who we are. Although I'm extremely grateful of this honor, it doesn't change anything on our end. I just hope you'll consider joining us on one of our many platforms. Bambuser and VYou are also great ways to strike up a conversation - I often use both for fun or for news!
Check out some of our favorite people on Google Plus!
I learn something from these people everyday. They are leaders and innovators in news and social media:
Sarah Hill - now with Veterans United
Some of my favorite Google Plus friends -
These are people who are on the pulse of what's new with Google Plus, are loyal hangout'ers, or are social media experts. There are many more people to mention, but this is my personal short list:
1/27/2013 07:42:53 am
We're proud of you.
1/27/2013 08:38:39 am
Stuart- You do so much for Google Plus and Melissa Carlson's efforts! Really enjoy seeing you on G+!!
1/27/2013 04:01:31 pm
Congratulations Michelle!! You are so awesome and so fun to watch on air and on line. You bring a fresh and new perspective to the job we all love to do. Thank you for being an inspiration and also, thank you for including me in the club! :)
1/30/2013 09:07:19 am
Oh my goodness, Maria. Love your work so much. Thank you for those kind words and for being an inspiration!
1/30/2013 09:08:38 am
Thank you Delly! I love reading your blog and all you do for our community! This means so much!
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