Beginning in June 2018, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has been utilizing the skills of intern Emmitt Best who has been working as a social-media manager helping to engage residents and visitors in Delaware history.
A senior at Wesley College in Dover, Best plans to earn his bachelor’s degree in 2019 with a major in marketing and a minor in law enforcement. He has been an active user of social media since his early teens and is well acquainted with all of the platforms that the division is currently utilizing including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and a WordPress blog. As part of his internship, Best has been conducting research and consulting with staff members as he works to develop a social-media marketing plan for the agency.
Originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., Best moved with his family to New Castle, Del. when he was 14 years old. He graduated from William Penn High School in New Castle in 2014 and currently lives in Dover, Del.