|For Immediate Release
February 5, 2010
Manassas, VA –The Reach Keynote session at NRB 2010 on Sunday, February 28 features ‘new media’ pioneers DJ Chuang and Matt Heerema — individuals who are finding creative and innovative ways to connect with readers, viewers and listeners online. They will speak to the similarities and differences between the media habits of new media users and the users of more traditional media.
DJ Chuang is a freelance consultant currently working with Worship Leader Magazine as Network Developer and with Leadership Network as Leadership Community Director for Multi-Site Churches. He has various professional experiences in web strategy, pastoral ministry, and software engineering, mostly in non-profit contexts. He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M. Pastoral Leadership) and Virginia Tech (B.S. Electrical Engineering). DJ has been blogging at his personal website, www.djchuang.com, since 1999, with links to resources pertaining to churches multiethnic and/or Asian American.
Matt Heerema is Senior Web Manager at Desiring God Ministries. Matt has been creating websites for over a decade, playing nearly every role on a web team at least once. A love for art, a knack for code, and a love for people have driven his career. He spent several years innovating in the blog medium with Weblogs, Inc. and AOL, helping to bring a once fringe source of eclectic information into the heart of mainstream media. He seeks new ways to leverage the Internet to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ.
About The NRB Convention
The annual Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of nearly 300 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. NRB 2010 is being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 27 – March 2, 2010. For registration and other Convention information go to: www.nrbconvention.org
The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to keep the doors of electronic media open for the spread of the Gospel. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.
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