Sossen Discusses Use of Social Media in Emergencies

Nina Sossen
Nina Sossen

Nina Sossen, associate editor for digital communications in the Office of News and Media Relations, gave a presentation on Feb. 28 to the UMass Amherst Medical Reserve Corps on “Using and Trusting Social Media in an Emergency.”

Her discussion covered how to use Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to communicate effectively during a natural disaster, public health emergency or other emergency event.

Sossen leads the university’s social media emergency team.