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Interesting and timely blog about the #solareclipse  and #aviation  
 
As the #solar‬   #eclipse  grabs the attention of people world-wide, many will be unaware of the how this impacts #aviation  – and why we need to prepare for it.

#solareclipse   #aviationnews   #avgeek   #aviationnerd  
As the solar eclipse grabs the attention of people world-wide, many will be unaware of the how this impacts aviation – and why we need to prepare for it.
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This is fascinating to watch.
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It is indeed. Very clever 
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Victory for anti fluoride campaigners announced today

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Inbox by Gmail invite anyone? Haven't got one, before I get swamped, I'm looking for one please..... Willing to swap for an Ello invite (I have one to give) 
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Our team have done so well to win this.
 
We have scooped the prize for the Best Online Data Visualisation at the Digital Communications #Awards  in Berlin last week. The prize was won for two of the air traffic visualisations #NATS  has released over the past year – Europe 24 and North Atlantic Skies. Combined, the two have been viewed more than 3 million times, while generating global media coverage and becoming a core marketing tool for the new business teams.

The Digital Communication Awards for Europe winners list is available at: http://www.digital-awards.eu/winnerlist2014/

#avgeek   #aviation   #aviationnews   #aviationvideos   #avgeekvideo   #dataviz   #datavisualization   #datavisualisation  
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This is soooo funny
 
This is trending on Reddit at the moment and it's hilarious "possible the most awkward ending to a press conference ever" 
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Its always important to monitor, refine and continue to monitor social media activity and of course blogs. Do you monitor your digital work regularly? 
 
Thank you to everyone who completed our #blog  survey. We had hundreds of replies which will help us to provide more of the type of blogs our readers want to see, in their preferred formats and covering the most popular subjects. The results are in!

#NATS   #aviation   #avgeek   #aviationnerd  
We surveyed NATS' blog readers and the results are now available. They will be used to help us to provide more of the type of blogs our readers want to see.
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Well done AQUILA team
 
AQUILA, a joint venture between #NATS  and #Thales  has signed a contract to deliver #Marshall  the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) programme to transform terminal air traffic management at military airfields. The contract is valued at around £1.5bn over the course of its 22 year life-span.

Marshall seeks to ensure a safe, efficient and sustainable Air Traffic Management (ATM) service for the UK Armed Forces. It will modernise #ATM  at over 100 MOD locations, in the UK and overseas, including more than 60 #airfields  and ranges.

#MOD   #airtraffic   #aviation   #aviationnews  
AQUILA selected by UK Ministry of Defence
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This move explains a couple of weird Tweets in timelines .... 
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I like it I don't always have time to find new and interesting ppl to follow so I happy for Twitter or my followers to introduce me. I assume it will not be the same ppl all day every day so not like I will get annoyed with bombardment 
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Keeping busy with this project and enjoying discovering great pictures.
 
With the launch of #NATS365  today, Monday 1st September, we will be sharing a photo each day for a year to help provide a greater insight into various different aspects and areas of our business.  The photos will largely be #aviation  themed, and include views from air traffic control towers, #aircraft  at #airports  on runways, #engineers at work in all types of weather, and many other #ATC  related things!

#avgeek   #aviationnerd   #aviationphotography  
#NATS365 is the # to follow on a daily basis if you enjoy fascinating aviation pictures from around the world.
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Social Media and Community Manager
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Social Media, Networking, PR
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  • NATS
    Social Media and Community Manager, 2013 - present
    Primarily creating, delivering, co-ordinating and driving NATS’ company-wide social media strategy. This involves working with social media technologies to set up and manage digital communities across marketing, media relations, corporate affairs and internal employee audiences.
  • Splice Marketing
    PR and Social Media Manager, 2011 - 2013
    Working for this award winning web marketing company duties included: • Researching and writing SEO content for websites. • Responsible for managing social media engagement for Splice Marketing and clients (including developing and delivering proposals, strategies and audits) • Responsible for Splice Marketing and clients' communications (traditional news and press releases) as well as other PR activities and strategies incorporating media relations and media interviews. • Deliver social media seminars and workshops at a range of events including Business South, Hampshire Chamber lunch, Eastleigh Borough Council's Business Conference and other private events. • Write articles for business and trade magazines. • Provide support for exhibitions and Trade Days. • Provide training and staff policies for Social Media.
  • Hampshire Chamber of Commerce
    PR and Social Media Manager, 2005 - 2011
    Responsible for managing social media engagement for the Chamber of Commerce • Responsible for Chamber of Commerce’s communications (traditional news and press releases) as well as other PR activities and strategies incorporating media relations and media interviews (print, TV and radio). • Write and edit articles published in Chamber News and Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Business News (this includes helping members write articles to writing front pages myself). • Established Chamber Passport – an online discount scheme for members’ employees. This involves website maintenance and concept selling. • Responsible for Chamber’s exhibition stands at Business South (B2B exhibition) and other exhibitions and Trade Days, Member of Business South exhibition’s Advisory Committee from 2005 to present • Responsible for updating key areas of the website • Wrote staff policy for Social Media and established presence on LinkedIn (look after group) and Twitter • Responsible for the quarterly Chamber of Commerce Business Barometer Survey, • Involved with Chamber’s representational work to aid with lobbying for business members i.e. with input from Committees drafted response to National Port Policy and Eastleigh’s Community Plan as well as providing comments to other local, regional and national policies and campaigns. Special responsibility for businesses in Eastleigh area • Manage special projects for Hampshire Chamber such as establishing SeaCity 2006 and the Southampton Low Carbon Group • Chair of Marketing and Promotion Committee for Streets Ahead (Southampton City Centre Management’s organisation).
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Social Media and Community Manager in the #aviation industry. Travelled extensively, enjoy history, museums, reading, walking dog, being with friends & family  
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Blogged for many including +SpliceMarketing
Education
  • Wildern School
  • Barton Peveril Six Form
    A Levels
  • Birghton University
    BA (Hons) and MA (Regional History)
  • Edith Cowan University
    Museum Studies
  • University of Winchester
    PGCE (Primary)
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