Social Media Manager, Student Media
Department of Student Life
University of South Carolina
Office: Russell House, Suite 340
Sydney Patterson joined Student Media as the Social Media Manager in August 2016. Her responsibilities include providing digital operations support to the Office of Student Media and working with students on how to best format and publish online content. She serves as a mentor to students who oversee social media management for The Daily Gamecock, SGTV, Garnet and Black and WUSC. Sydney helps students develop the workflow systems necessary to thrive in a digital-first environment.
Sydney holds a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from USC and worked in various positions within Student Media as well as in the Student Success Center as a peer adviser for Cross College Advising during her undergraduate years. She worked as a marketing coordinator at Fluor in Greenville, S.C., for two years before returning to USC.
Sydney has a 2-year-old cockapoo/beagle mix named Noodle and loves to play ultimate Frisbee.