Joel Carlson is a Social Media Strategist with 9+ years of social media marketing experience. His passion for executing smart, creative and results focused social media programs for his clients is matched only by his passion for social media, love of visual content, inquisitive nature and desire to learn.
Joel has built a strong reputation as a networker via his Twitterviews (Twitter + interviews). Having interviewed the likes of Rebecca Jarvis of ABC News, Jeff Glor of CBS News, Genevieve Gorder of HGtv, Frank Vascellaro of WCCO-TV, marketing stars such as Ann Handley and Amy Porterfield, as well as Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel.
Joel was a co-founder of the Twin Cities based networking group, JMU612, which featured discussions regarding PR, marketing and technology strategies. Joel has also been featured on Twin Cities television and radio stations as a social media specialist.
In addition to social media, Joel also enjoys taking photos of nature, people, places and food. When there’s time for it, he also follows the NBA, and especially the Minnesota Timberwolves.