Speaking Engagements

Liz Borod Wright, editor/publisher of, social media expert available for speaking engagements and consulting projects

Liz Borod Wright, editor/publisher of, social media expert available for speaking engagements and consulting projects

Liz Borod Wright, editor and publisher of, is available for speaking engagements about social media, editorial websites, travel writing and everything in between. She is based in NYC but is willing to travel. Please email her at

Previous Speaking Engagements

Panelist: “Social Media Lab” at the 2013 SATW Annual Convention in MS Gulf Coast in October 2013. (See my blog post about the SATW convention and visiting Biloxi.) SATW is the Society of American Travel Writers.

Moderator: “Succeeding in the New Digital World,” an alumnae event for The Chapin School in NYC in October 2013

Presenter: “Social Media for Real Estate Agents” at Stribling in NYC in September 2013

Presenter: “Facebook Pages for Business and Intro to Google+” at Social Media 101 Bootcamp at in May 2013 and May 2012.

Moderator: “Social Media for Bloggers” at Columbia Social Media Weekend in NYC in February 2013,  February 2012 and February 2011.

Panelist: “Travel Bloggers Panel – Connect with Influential Media” New York Times Travel Show in NYC in January 2013

Moderator: “What’s Next in Social Media Strategies for Higher Ed?” at Summer 2012 CICU Communications & PR Workshop at Pace University in June 2012. CICU is Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities

Panelist: “Social Media Strategies” at Destination Accelerator in NYC in September 2012

Co-Presenter: “Social Media for Travel Writers” at SATW Northeast Chapter Meeting in Baltimore in May 2012


A faculty adjunct for social media at Columbia Journalism School, Liz Borod Wright has taught with Prof. Sree Sreenivasan for the past three years. A social media coach, consultant and freelance writer, she first became passionate about social media through the need to to drive web traffic to her travel blog,, in January 2009, without spending money on advertising. Being an early adopter has served her well, and she has worked as a social media consultant for the Austrian Tourist Office, Perrier Jouet, Dataminr and Partnership for a Healthier New York City. She has also worked as a social media coach, working one-on-one with dozens of writers, entrepreneurs and publicists to show them how they can best use social media to accomplish their professional goals.

Liz also has an extensive background in journalism. She held editorial staff positions at major websites, including, and She has worked at magazines such as Good Housekeeping, Life & Style Weekly and Folio. She is also a freelance writer, recently appearing in Martha Stewart Living, and Travel & Escape’s blog.

Liz received her Bachelors in Communication from Cornell University. While an undergraduate, she was a White House intern in the West Wing Office of Communication.