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NASCAR DIGITAL MEDIA DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT GTCC APRIL 16

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April 3, 2013

2012 Stu Hothem HeadshotJAMESTOWN - Guilford Technical Community College will host a talk by Stu Hothem, director of content at NASCAR Digital Media in Charlotte, N.C., noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 in the Percy H. Sears Applied Technologies Center Auditorium on the Jamestown Campus. Hothem manages the team that produces stories for NASCAR.com and the NASCAR Mobile App.

The event is free and open to the public and presented by GTCC's Communication and Foreign Language Department; its annual Speakers' Series features local and regional speakers discussing issues related to the communication and foreign language disciplines.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Prior to joining NASCAR Digital Media in Charlotte, Stu Hothem worked at NASCAR's Daytona Beach headquarters in the Integrated Marketing Communications department. He managed a team that created and provided audio, graphics, video and other content on a media website for outlets that covered the sport.

Before working for NASCAR, Hothem was director of product management and editor of NASCAR content at FOXSports.com in Los Angeles; research director at ABC Sports in New York; and lead researcher for the X Games and Atlanta Olympic Trials at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. He began his career as a board and tape operator at the first all-sports radio station in the United States, WFAN in New York, following an internship there. Hothem also covered the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan for CBS, the 1998 World Cup in France for ABC and the 2000 Olympics Games in Sydney, Australia.

Hothem attended Rutgers College in New Brunswick, N.J. and grew up in northern New Jersey.

EVENT DETAILS

What: GTCC's Communication and Foreign Language Department's Speakers' Series presents a talk by Stu Hothem, director of content at NASCAR Digital Media

When: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 16

Where: Percy H. Sears Applied Technologies Center Auditorium, GTCC Jamestown Campus, 601 High Point Road

Admission: Free and open to the public

Information: www.gtcc.edu

Guilford Technical Community College is the third largest of 58 institutions in the NC Community College System. GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from four major campuses and three specialized centers. Learn more at www.gtcc.edu.

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- Carla Kucinski/GTCC