Ibrey Woodall, Vice President of Web Communications for Business Wire, oversees the sales and service of the Business Wire NewsHQ Online Newsroom and InvestorHQ Investor Center products, and for creation of the Business Wire/Bulldog Reporter Communicators Online Newsroom Practices Survey. With more than 27 years of experience in the industry, she is considered an industry expert in online newsrooms with social media integration.
Prior to joining Business Wire, Woodall held the position of Director of Marketing for TEKgroup International, an online newsroom software provider. She was the original creator of the TEKgroup Online Newsroom Survey for journalists' needs from 2004 to 2009, and involved in all aspects of the company's operations, including marketing, communications, sales, product development and partner relations.
Woodall holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida and an Internet Webmaster Certification from Florida Atlantic University.
Woodall is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, formerly on the Board of Directors of the PRSA Gulfstream Chapter, and has served as Website Chair for the Gulfstream and Palm Beach Chapters. She has been nominated for the Association of Women in Communications Woman of the Year (Technology), is an active speaker and writer.
She was interviewed for the interactive online newsroom chapter of Deirdre Breakenridge's book, “PR 2.0: New Media, New Tools, New Audiences,” and has been published in PR Tactics, PR WEEK, Bulldog Reporter's Daily Dog, and the South Fla. Business Journal.
Woodall has been involved in launching online newsroom sites for AAA, Accenture, Atlantis Paradise Island, Carlson Hotels Worldwide, CIGNA, Curves, Delaware North, Delta Air Lines, Disneyland Resort, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Florida Keys, LifeTime Fitness, Marshalls, PRSA, Procter & Gamble, Prudential Financial, Restaurant.com, Ryder System, Scripps Networks, Staples, T.J.Maxx, Vail Resorts and more.
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