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Friday, March 1, 2024

Schedule subject to change without notice. For schedule updates via text, send IBSNYC to 888-897-2369 to subscribe to conference updates.

 
Session 1 - 9:30am

The Business of Podcasting
Metropolitan East

Panel: Steven Goldstein, CEO, Amplifi Media, and Adjunct Professor at NYU

Moderator: Dave Fabilli, IBS Board


The Art of the Interview

Metropolitan West
Panel: Jason Samuels and the students of The Globe 91.1 at Goshen College
Moderater: Paula Neidlinger


Engaging Staff To Write Stronger Online Content

Central Park West
Panel: Jack Bugee, WJHK 

Moderator: Dr. Chet LaPrice, IBS Board


Making Yourself More Valuable To Your Campus

Central Park East
Panel: Danny Lemos & Students from California State University Long Beach; Matt Cunningham, Columbia College Chicago – WCRX-FM

Moderator: Norm Prusslin, IBS Board Chair


Traffic Reporting in 2024 - Your First Stop On The Air?

Sugar Hill
Panel: Greg Rice, Audacy; Sue Aller, WCBS-FM "The Big Show" Traffic Reporter & Podcaster

Moderator: Shawn Novatt, WHPC

Sports Play By Play/Color Commentating Workshop

Grammercy

Panel: Marc Ernay, Sports Director, 1010 WINS at 92.3FM; Mike McGinnis, Current play by play voice of NCAA Division II Pace University Athletics, Mercy College Athletics, Monroe College Athletics Football and Basketball, Manhattanville College Athletics Men's & Women's Ice Hockey Play By Play Broadcaster.

Moderator: Eric Matte, IBS Board

Unlocking Relevance and Revenue Potential in College Radio

Bowery
Panel: Professor Dawn Benfer, Professor Linda Burkley and WQSU Executive Officers
Moderator: Diana Basso, IBS Board

Session 2 - 11am


TV Reporting 101

Metropolitan East
Panel: Kristin Thorne, Investigative Reporter, WABC-TV (7); John Santucci, ABC News Executive Editorial Producer & Embedded Reporter for Trump 2016 Campaign

Moderator: Chris Thomas, IBS President

Programming Your Radio Station

Metropolitan West
Panel: Skip Dillard, Program Director, 94.7 The Block

Moderator: Danny Lemos, IBS Board


An Audience with Josh Martinez of Z100 New York

Central Park West
Panel: Josh Martinez, Z100

Moderator: Dr. Chet LaPrice, IBS Board

Leading Your Peers

Central Park East
Panel: Jack Bugee, KJHK University of Kansas

Moderator: Bobbi Washechek, KJHK University of Kansas


PR For Your Station: Building An Image

Bowery
Panel: Dr. Richard Robinson & His Staff, University of Tennessee
Moderator: Allen Myers, IBS Board


How Local Should Local Radio Really Be?  Can You Ever Be TOO Local?

Grammercy
Panel: Bill Evans, Owner, WLNG-FM Long Island, NY (Formerly with WABC-TV)
Moderator: Norm Prusslin, IBS Board Chair

Sales & Underwriting

Sugar Hill

Panel: Alex Zagryn, VP of Sales, iHeartMedia NYC
Moderator: Jason Feldman, IBS Board

 

Session 3 - 12:15pm - Keynote Speaker


If Great Content is Media's Future, How Do You Create Great Content?

Metropolitan EAST
Presenter: Eric Wellman, Program Director, Q104.3 NY & Classic Rock Brand Manager, iHeartMedia

Introduction by Chris Thomas, IBS President

Special Local Music Performance by ROB EBERLE at 1:15pm in or near the Registration Area!  Come enjoy some live music!

Session 4 - 2pm

Utilizing Production in New and Unique Ways

Metropolitan East
Panel: Lilyan Beck, News Director, and Austin Smith, Podcast and Segment Editor, KCWU 88.1 The Burg, Central Washington University 
Moderator: Eric Matte, IBS Board


Voicetracking: An Art You Need To Learn

Metropolitan West
Panel: Skywalker, K104 Poughkeepsie NY (and heard on multiple stations across the country!); Jessica Rose, Mix 96.5 Tulsa, OK
Moderator: Dr. Chet LaPrice, WERG


Syndicating Your Radio Show

Central Park West
Panel: Scot Bertram, General Manager, WRFH Radio Free Hillsdale; Dan Sweeney, One Hit Wonders & #1 Music, Palomar College
Moderator: Chris Thomas, World Pop Radio & WLTL Lyons Township High School, IBS President

Engineering 101: Why You Need To Know How The Studio Works!

Central Park East
Panel: Andy Gladding, Salem Media NYC & Hofstra University; Bud Williamson, Chief Technology Officer, Seven Mountains MediaMike Dorris and Brian Sapp, InRush Broadcast Services
Moderator: Jason Feldman & George Capalbo, IBS Board

 

A Sunny Outlook: Weather Forecasting As A Career

Bowery
Panel: Bill Evans, WLNG-FM & Formerly with WABC-TV; Todd Glickman, WCBS 880; Scott Sincoff, Fairmont State University & Rutgers University Adjunct Professor & TV Meteorologist

Moderator: Norm Prusslin, IBS Board Chair


Playlist Management, Charting, and Why It All Matters

Grammercy
Panel: Eva Papp, Director of Business Development and David DeKeyser, Music Business Representative, both with Spinitron
Moderator: Erica Moura, IBS Board


Why is it important to keep playlists of all of the music you play?  Do you schedule the music in advance, or let the on-air staff pick their own music?  How do you make a playlist flow so that the audience loving this song, will also love the next song, and the next song, and so on?  Find out why this is important – and how Spinitron’s services can simplify the process.

5 Things To Drive Up Your Audience

Sugar Hill
Panel: Danny Lemos, California State University

 

Session 5 - 3:30pm


Imagination, Creativity, Showmanship

Metropolitan East
Panel: John Mullen, General Manager, WRHU Hofstra University; Jake Epstein, WRHU; Andy Gladding, Salem Media and Hofstra University 
Moderator/Introduction by Chris Thomas, IBS President


An Audience With Race Taylor - CBS-FM

Metropolitan West
Panel: Race Taylor, CBS-FM (Formerly WPLJ)
Moderator: Shawn Novatt, WHPC


Podcasting From The Pro's

Central Park West
Panel: Rachel - They Had Fun NYC Podcast; Steph Colbourn, Editaudio Founder & CEO; Chris Colbert, CEO and Founder of DCP Entertainment
Moderator:
Diana Basso, IBS Board


Advisors: 5 Hacks For Your Student Media Life

Central Park East
Panel: Danny Lemos, California State University

How To Fundraise *Besides Underwriting*

Bowery
Panel: Bobbi Washechek, KJHK; Dr. Richard Robinson, University of Tennessee
Moderator: Allen Myers, IBS Board
 

News Reporting Tips From The Pros

Grammercy
Panel: Peter Haskell, WCBS 880; Mack Rosenberg, WINS/WCBS
Moderator: Dave Fabilli, IBS Board

Vinylthon & College Radio Day: Get Involved

Sugar Hill
Panel: Rob Quicke, Professor and Director of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism & Mass Communications, Marshall University; Dr. Tim Craig, Warner University & board member of the College Radio Foundation

Moderator: Norm Prusslin, IBS Board Chair

Session 6 - 5pm

 

Audio Production Tips & Tricks from the Professionals

Metropolitan East
Panel: David Plotkin, 1010 WINS/Audacy
Moderator: Dave Fabilli, IBS Board


High School Award Presentations

Metropolitan West
Host: Dr. Chet LaPrice and Eric Matte, IBS Board


Women In Media

Central Park West
Panel: Wendy Wild, 103.5 KTU; Shelley Rome, Z100 New York; Jessica Rose, Mix 96.5 Tulsa, OK; Karen Dalessandro, KSLX Afternoon Show, Phoenix, AZ
Moderators: Erica Moura & Paula Neidlinger, IBS Board


We are women – hear us on the air!  If you are a woman – or support those that are – what do they need to do to succeed in the radio industry on the air?  Hear from some women who have found that success and ran with it.

Transforming Your College Media Experience Into A Media Career

Bowery
Panel: Jamie Levine, formerly with Audacy & WHPC Nassau Community College; Vont Leak, iHeartRadio KDWB Minneapolis and formerly William Patterson University
Moderator: Eric Matte, IBS Board

If You're Not Using Discord, You're An Idiot?!

Grammercy

Panel: WMSC Station Manager Jared Tauber, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 
Moderator: Diana Basso, IBS Board

 

Jared delineate’s the wonders and power of Discord and how it can massively benefit a college radio station in a multitude of ways through song and dance.

Maintaining Order: Staff Issues At Your Station
Central Park East
Panel: Dr. Richard Robinson, University of Tennessee
Moderator: Allen Myers, IBS Board

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