I'm a veteran TV Producer turned Social Media Consultant. I work full-time as a Social Media Specialist at Campaign Consultation, Inc. as a TTA Provider for AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) . My job is to develop and drive the Social Media strategies for the 45,000 AmeriCorps VISTAs and over 100,000 VISTA Alumni using social media tools that help this 45 year old organization expand their brand and their mission of combating poverty in the U.S.
In addition, I own Danielle Ricks Productions, a small boutique production company made up of freelance teams that provide exceptional communications and media support. I'm currently working with a small group of clients on projects as diverse as producing an online TV show to training groups on how they can best use specific social media strategies for their business.
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I blog about spirituality, women's issues, social media news and updates along wiht my daily work day commute from DC to Baltimore Maryland (that blog is a hoot!). My production, media and communications skills have allowed me to successfully manage profitable special events, broadcast programs, video productions and strategic, online social media marketing campaigns. “I am a story teller and I love to tell a good story. What story do you want to tell about yourself, your business or your organization? Contact me so we can get started expanding your story online and in real life” ~ Danielle Ricks
“I have worked with all types of producers in all my productions, but when it comes to on schedule, on time, efficient, smart and good hearted those words spell Danielle, she is responsible and knows how to get the job done. Producers know how to make it happen, Danielle knows how to make it happen...” October 19, 2010
Don Napoleon, Video Producer, Gearshift TV Productions
“Danielle Ricks is one of the most up-beat, spot-on social mavens I know ... I hope we get to work together for ever!” October 19, 2010
Linda Brown Rivelis, Co-Founder and President, Campaign Consultation, Inc.
“I've worked with and have known Danielle a long time. I've always been impressed with her enthusiasm, work ethic and taste. She knows how to bring together the elements a director needs to perform a superior job. We've worked together at the local tv level and in syndication as well, both live and tape. I welcome any chance to work with Danielle, again.” May 29, 2008
Brian Campbell, Director, Camp Bell Productions, LLC
“I've had the pleasure of working with Danielle on two different TV shows... and she is DEFINITELY one of the hardest working people in television! Her commitment and dedication to the project an her staff are unparalleled. I look forward to working with her again in the future!Top Qualities: Personable, High Integrity, Creative” September 21, 2007
Rhonda Vinson, Producer, freelance
- A Little About Me...
- I am a mass communicator, video lifestyle blogger, story teller and a self-proclaimed Geek Diva/Gadget Girl.
In my day job, I work full-time as a Social Media Specialist for Campaign Consultation, Inc. recognized as “One of the top 500/5000 companies in America” by Inc. Magazine. In my role as a social media specialist and a Training and Technical Provider for the Corporation for National Community Service, I develop and drive the social media strategies for the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) promoting our mission to combat poverty across the United States.
I've had a long career as a Producer, Broadcaster and Television Executive. With that experience I launched Danielle Ricks Productions, a small boutique company made up of freelance teams that provide exceptional production and social media support. I live to innovate, inspire, entertain and educate through the arts, communications and new media.
I blog about, social media trends, women's issues, health and wellness, gadgets, technology and green ways to get around town. I am passionate about food, music, people, animal, entertainment, cycling and above all else, emerging new technology. I like to say "I live, work and play on-line"... so won't you join me?