About Patrick Beeson
Patrick Beeson is the director of digital communications for Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
Beeson has worked in interactive media for eight years, beginning as the editor for the award-winning University of Alabama student news site DatelineAlabama before joining the Web team at The Roanoke Times and roanoke.com.
Most recently, Beeson served as webmaster for the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, where he developed a content management system for the Institute and its laboratories and led web initiatives. Prior to this position, he managed interactive media projects and strategy as content manager for the E.W. Scripps Company and its 14 daily and community newspaper websites nationally.
Beeson has also been an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee, and is a occasional lecturer on subjects of technology and journalism. He earned his BS in public relations from Appalachian State University, and his MA in journalism from the University of Alabama.
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