Jen Clarke

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92.9 FM ESPN Bracket Challenge

My baby. I created the logo and branding including splash page, landing page, homepage takeover, and eblasts. The result: Memphis’ biggest local bracket contest with more than 2400 users in its first year. Though I’m no longer involved, it has continued to grow.

901 Day

The original idea Tomorrow is September 1, a.k.a. 9/01, a.k.a. the area code for Memphis. I think 901 Day should be a local holiday — a day dedicated not only to reflecting on all the great things about Memphis but also on working to make it better. A day free of hating, as Tony Allen might

The tweet that changed the Grizzlies/Clippers rivalry forever

Instead of "Beat LA," why not "Whoop That Clip?" I know it doesn't have the dual functionality, but at least it's locally-sourced. #GoGrizz — Jen Clarke (@jensized) April 26, 2013 #WHOOPTHATCLIP pic.twitter.com/nEvYqKVpyP — Jen Clarke (@jensized) May 4, 2013 Dime: The Grizzlies use Instagram to troll Blake Griffin and the Clippers Deadspin: OK, the Grizzlies’

On LeBron and thinking before tweeting

That sound you just heard was everyone at Samsung facepalming simultaneously pic.twitter.com/NfJ2qi8fk0 — Jen Clarke (@jensized) March 12, 2014 Mashable: LeBron James’ phone problems are a big Samsung headache SBNation: LeBron James, Samsung pitchman, told 12 million people his phone crashed

Renaming three Memphis parks: my recommendations

Originally posted March 28, 2013 at jen-sized.net The City of Memphis’ Parks Naming Committee is hosting a public forum to discuss potential names for three Memphis parks. Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, Confederate Park, and Jefferson Davis Park were given new, temporary  names in February because of their negative associations with slavery and the Civil War.

The Tao of Tony

An old favorite from my time at The Commercial Appeal, and a fun way to use Storify. [View the story “The Tao of Tony” on Storify]