Social Fresh – Charlotte

After being a Charlotean for a whole month, tomorrow I'm headed to the Social Fresh conference to jump in, with both feet, to the local social media community. The conference was founded and lead by social entrepreneur Jason Keith (@jakrose), and is targeted to marketers who use social media strategically. Personally, I can't wait to meet a bunch of people who love Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare like I do. But most of all, I'm looking forward to learning. This industry is ever-changing and … [Read more...]

In limbo…

Towing the Mustang

And no, this isn't about the movie Inception—although it could be if this next post is really about a dream. It's official. I'm a Charlottean. This past Saturday, I arrived in the Queen City after a beautiful drive over the Smokey Mountains from Nashville. As you can see, I had my first car in tow. It's a 1968 Mustang Fastback that I'm proud to say has been a family car since it came off the lot. My grandfather bought it (I have the original sales invoice for it still), my parents dated in … [Read more...]

The Chowning’s are moving…

charlotte Charlotte, NC. Over the past 18 months, I have been working closely with a very talented group of people to dream, craft, strategize and launch Halogen TV. It's been a lot of fun, a huge learning curve and a tremendous challenge. During this time, repeated conversations came up about my involvement and I was asked to consider taking the open slot as the Vice President of Marketing. As of January 1, I have stepped into that position. There's a lot that needs to happen before we … [Read more...]