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Increase your following on Facebook, Twitter

Social media strategist Peter Corbett joined me in studio to talk Social Media Week and how to grow your following for your brand whatever it is online. See our interview below. Get more tips from Peter here at Don’t forget to join us for Social Media Week DC February 13- 17th!

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Hot tips to grow your following online

Want more facebook friends… more twitter followers? Peter Corbett one of the leading social marketing strategists in DC will join me in studio Saturday for our 9AM show. In addition to offering tips to grow your online presence Peter will discuss highlights of the upcoming Social Media Week in DC February 13-17th!

Also on Saturday the adorable husband-wife duo that owns Frosting in Chevy Chase stop by to talk about their new healthy initiative: FIT. FIT is short for Friends in Training. We’re gonna walk you through making an easy and delicious granola bar right at home!

On Sunday as always NBC is your place for politics. Tune in early to our 6AM show.. David Gregory, moderator of Meet the Press will join us to discuss the very latest in  Decision 2012.

Social Media Week Happy Hour

It was pizza night with the powers that be when it comes to DC social media. The board for Social Media Week DC gathered at iStrategy Labs to indulge in Paridiso and to plan the great week in February #SMWDC.
If you love social media, want to see how it could help your career or maybe you just want to meet some tech savvy people mark your calendar for Feb 13th-17th.

2012 Social Media Week DC

It’s the first time the global event is being held in Washington. There will be a variety of great networking and educational sessions, I’m hosting one on that Thursday the 16th. Tune in to NBC4 at 9AM on February 11th when iStrategy Lab’s Peter Corbett joins me in studio to talk about all the exciting stuff the week has in store for you!

Mark Drapeau chats it up

With Svetlana Legetic (Congrats on being named on of GQ’s 50 Most Powerful in Washington!)

Social Media Week DC

Are you loving social media? Are you interested to see how it could help you’re career.. you’re idea… or maybe you just want to meet more tech savvy people. I’m happy to be on the DC board of Social Media Week.

MORE: 2012 Social Media Week DC

It’s the first time the global event is being held in Washington. SMWDC is February 13-17th and there will be a variety of great networking and educational sessions. Perfect time to pick the brains of  some of our area’s most powerful tech/web people! Did I mention in ‘real life’ we’re a whole lotta fun too! Tune in to NBC4 at 9AM on February 11th when iStrategy Lab’s Peter Corbett joins me in studio to talk about all the exciting stuff the week has in store for us!


Geek 2 Chic: Nerds turned trendsetters

With NBC News Photographer Jim Long aka @newmediaJim

Mission Accomplished (and in style!) Our area’s biggest Geeks transformed into real trendsetters at Geek 2 Chic 2011. Held at the newly renovated Bloomingdale’s in Chevy Chase the guys really worked the catwalk busting out everything from the moonwalk to the… splits! PLEASE if you have video of this let me know!

PHOTOS: Geek 2 Chic 2011

Special shout out to NFTE, the group benefiting from the night. The group has helped thousands of youth from low-income neighborhoods become successful in the world of business. Microsoft and Bloomingdale’s presented the event and The Aba Agency directed the show.  Mark Drapeau of Microsoft did an excellent job serving as Executive Director. We’re looking forward to the grand opening of the new Microsoft Store at Tysons Corner later this month too! (Most photos by Revamp)

Colleen Laughlin and Megan Hughes

NBC4 producer Brian Callahan with friends Richard and Ro

Microsoft’s Mark Drapeau and Andrew Noyes of Facebook

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)  graduate Jabious Williams

I took this shot during my welcoming remarks

My Geek get up

Peter Corbett of iStrategy Labs

Kelly Collis from 94.7 FM wins Joe Jonas tickets

'Geek the Halls' with Palantir Technologies fa la la la

ThinkGeek teamed up with Palantir Technologies at Palantir’s Tyson’s Corner office for a holiday geeky-chic fashion show – ‘Geek The Halls’ – to collect toys for Toys for Tots. Employees and tech trendsetting friends of Palantir – including Peter Corbett, Kate Michael, Alex Howard and Steven Mandzik – modeled the latest and greatest ‘geekwear’ from ThinkGeek. We like to consider this high-tech-fashion!

Nerds Got Style!

Click to Watch The Men In Action on WUSA9 TV

Washington’s top techies traded in their computers for a night on the catwalk for the Geek to Chic 2010. Read the full story

My favorite techie… Microsoft’s Mark Drapeau helped lead the way. I’m totally digging the turtleneck!

Mark with Kelly Collis Frederick

iStrategy Lab’s Peter Corbett

Photos by Vithaya Photography

Video: DC Week, Cub Scouts Aviation, WHS Pawtini Hour

DC Capital Week: Kicking off this week’s Metromix report. DC Capital Week is here.. More than 5,000 Local technologists, entrepreneurs and social media enthusiasts are coming together from now til June 20th for Digital Capital Week. The 10-day festival focuses on technology, innovation and all things digital in our nation’s capital. Festival organizer Peter Corbett of iStrategy Labs. For a complete schedule of events for DC Capital Week visit us online at

Metromix: DC Digital Capital Week Highlights

Watch Angie’s Morning Report on WUSA9 TV below: 

Reporting for Angie’s Army this monday… 
Aviation Jubilee: Did you know Angie’s Army has it’s very own pilot reporter? Rob Edmonds is back and this time he’s going scouting in the skies. Rob tells us the Flying Circus Aerodrome and the Prince William County R/C Fliers got together to provide an afternoon of entertainment and education for hundreds of area Cub Scouts. It was to celebrate their annual Aviation Jubilee. The scouts were enthralled as vintage biplane acts and modern radio control demos filled the Fauquier Skies. They even got the chance to spend some time up close with the pilots and equipment.
Pawtini Happy Hour: Oh the doggy days of summer. Alex Naini, along with Miss DC international Chelsey Sophia Rodgers, Cara and Nicole attended the first Fashion for Paws Pawtini happy hour at the W Hotel’s Patio. 20-percent of the bar benefited the region’s animals in need.

Watch Angie’s Morning Report on WUSA9TV below:

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