About Rick’s RSS
Rick’s RSS is a wise choice and its publisher is the source for understanding how the web and social media work. The website provides relevant information in Digital Media, Journalism & Communications. With RSS feeds, blogging, video posting, resource links and a state of the art career center, it encourages communications professionals, podcasters and bloggers alike to log on, get updated and stay connected.
The Triple Threat: Journalist / Academic / Entrepreneur
Rick Hancock is the Publisher of Rick’s RSS and CEO of Potpourri Media, LLC (PM) a full service multimedia production and consulting company. Hancock has been a consultant and multimedia content producer for many leading news companies including the Tribune Company, Viacom and the Journal Register Company.
Rick has been a trail blazing advocate for online journalism for more than 15 years and in 2003 was one of the first broadcasters to launch a blog. Rick is the host of the weekly Internet/Technology segment titled Rick’s RSS on Friday’s for Fox 61-WTIC TV. He’s worked in “legacy” media as a news anchor and reporter in Washington, DC, Baltimore, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Rick is currently an Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Journalism at the University of Connecticut. From 2006 to 2008 he was a Dean in the School of Communications and a Professor of Online Journalism at Quinnipiac University. In addition, Rick was a 2003 Western Knight Fellow for Specialized Journalism participant.
Rick holds a BA in Political Science from Howard University and a MS in e-Media/Interactive Communications from Quinnipiac University.
An evangelist for interactive media, online communications and social media, Rick is a sought after speaker and presenter on hot topics surrounding the Internet and journalism. He has spoken on new media issues at international and national conferences including Yale University, University of Connecticut, the Online News Association and the National Association of Black Journalists. Rick has been quoted in several national news publications including the New York Times and Broadcasting and Cable.
If you would like to invite Rick as a guest speaker or seek his consulting services, please email him at Rick.Hancock@RicksRSS.com
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