Episode 58: Sophie Wendell on managing a community during a global pandemic Sheffield Digital's new community manager on supporting the community in challenging times. Iain BroomePodcast29th April 2020 Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed After a few interviews, episode 58 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast features a chat with our new community manager, Sophie Wendell, and a catch up on what’s happening in the digital community. And what a start Sophie has had! The plan was for her to play a key role in organising and meeting people the lead up to the Sheffield Digital Festival. But instead her first task was to write up guidelines for event organisers in a global pandemic! Since then, Sophie has been working extremely hard and entirely remotely to learn more about the community and provide as much support as possible. It’s great to finally introduce her properly on the show and hear more about what she’s got planned. Also! Mel and Chris talk a little about what they have been doing, what it’s been like to run Sheffield Digital in the time of coronavirus, plus some of the fantastic work happening in the community. Listen up! Note: this episode was recorded on Friday 23 April 2020, so please do check to see if the information discussed is still up to date when you listen. Subscribe to the show If you’d like to have new episodes of the show appear right in your podcast player, you can subscribe via our page on Apple Podcasts or search for us in your podcast app of choice! Notes and links Every episode comes with a list of links to all of the various people, companies and topics that we reference. Introducing our new Community Manager – Sheffield Digital Introducing our new Community Manager – Sheffield Digital Sophie Wendell on LinkedIn Information about COVID-19 on Sheffield Digital Episode 54: Making sense of the Government’s COVID-19 support measures – Sheffield Digital Transcript of episode 54 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast Latest COVID-19 update from Shorts – Sheffield Digital Meet our members | Sheffield Digital Become a member of Sheffield Digital Did I miss something you’re looking for? Just get in touch and let me know. Join the conversation We’re really keen to get your feedback on the podcast. You can share your thoughts with us on Twitter or on the channel in the Sheffield Digital Slack community. Thank you for the music Thanks to Alex Mclean – aka Yaxu – for the show’s intro music, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.