Tim Akimoff

Social Media Coordinator, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

I’m the social media coordinator at Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, where I run the agency’s social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and Fishbrain. I engage with fans and followers around the agency’s mission to protect and enhance Oregon’s fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations. I was formerly the digital director at WBEZ Chicago and KTUU NBC News Alaska. And before that I was a newspaperman in Oregon and Montana. Storytelling is my passion, and the new digital platforms are my canvas.

Breakout Session

Surviving Live Stream Catastrophes

This session will detail methods for surviving live stream catastrophes like equipment failure, background noise, aggressive commenters and the occasional wild animal interference. Live streaming can encompass everything from public meetings to field work, press conferences and interviews, and government agencies can reach a broad range of constituents through this medium. Technical proficiency is only […]

Platforms & Tools