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Saturday, March 2, 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


Storytelling In Your Newscasts

Metropolitan East
Panel: Larry Mullins, 1010 WINS at 92.3FM NYC
Moderator: Shawn Novatt, WHPC


Show Me The Money: How To Monetize Your Youtube Channel

Metropolitan West
Panel: Jack Ringenberg, Station Manager, Carmel High School TV
Moderator: Diana Basso, IBS Board

Crafting Your Own On-Air Presentation

Central Park West
Panel: Dr. Chet LaPrice, WERG Gannon University


Get Your Foot In The Door

Central Park East
Panel: Matt Sambolin, Operation Director, Salem Media New York; Jessica Rose, Mix 96.5 Tulsa, OK
Moderator: Paula Neidlinger, IBS Board

New Developments in Generative AI, Tech and Music

Bowery
Panel: E. Michael Harrington
Moderator: Chris Thomas, IBS President


Writing and Producing A Radio Drama

Grammercy
Panel: Kacie Fuller, KJHK; Sue Zizza and David Shinn, SueMedia Productions
Moderator: Jason Feldman, IBS Board

Resume Check-Up

Sugar Hill
Panel: Rob Taylor, William Patterson University (and formerly with iHeartMedia)

 

Session 2 - 11am


An Audience With TJ "The TJ Show"

Metropolitan East
Panel: TJ
Moderator: Shawn Novatt, WHPC


How You Can Save Top-40 Radio

Metropolitan West
Panel: Sean Ross, Ross On Radio; Robby Bridges, Syndicated Radio Host
Moderator: Danny Lemos, IBS Board

In recent years, Top 40 has been one of radio’s most challenged formats, which hasn’t been good for radio, musicians, or pop culture. That opens a new opportunity for college and high-school stations that many may not have considered before. Why is college radio best suited to revive CHR? What are the opportunities for your station? How should stations already playing contemporary hits maximize the opportunity?

The Next 10 years of Media and Popular Culture Is...?

Central Park West
Panel: Michael Harrison, TALKERS Magazine

Moderator: Norm Prusslin, IBS Board Chair

Sports Talk 101

Central Park East
Panel: Amy Lawrence, After Hours with Amy Lawrence, CBS Radio
Moderator: Dr. Chet LaPrice, IBS Board

 
The Effects of Copyright Law/IP Law and Litigation on Music

Bowery
Panel: E. Michael Harrington
Moderator: Diana Basso, IBS Board


Maximize and Motivate College Radio
Grammercy
Panel: Professor Dawn Benfer, Professor Linda Burkley and WQSU Executive Officers
Moderator: Dave Fabilli, IBS Board

Refining Your On-Air Persona To Award-Winning Levels

Sugar Hill

Panel: WMSC Program Director Lara Ziccardi and Associate Program Director JT Bethea
Moderator: Jason Feldman

 

Lara and JT from Montclair State University explore effective strategies to elevate your on-air personality game. Learn to discover and showcase the “youest” you. 

Special Local Music Performance by BROOKE MORIBER at 12:15pm in or near the Registration Area!  Come enjoy some live music!

Session 3 - 1:00pm 


So You Want To Be On The Air?

Metropolitan EAST

PANEL: Sky Walker, K104 Poughkeepsie NY; Randy Turner, WBPM Fishkill NY; Robby Bridges & Rochelle Bridges, WWZY/WBHX NJ; Mikey Rivers, Party 105 Long Island
Moderator: Shawn Novatt, WHPC

If you are currently on the air at your station, or want to be an on-air personality someday, this is the panel for you.  Listen to the stories these CONTENT CREATORS have to share about what makes them – and their shows – so successful.

Station Identity and Branding Your Station

Metropolitan West
PANEL: John Mozes and the Creative Services Team @ 107.7 The Bronc WRRC-FM @ Rider University

Moderator: Dave Fabilli, IBS Board
 

Social Media FAQ with CBS Radio

Central Park West
PANEL: Amy Lawrence, After Hours with Amy Lawrence - CBS Radio

Moderators: Erica Moura and Paula Neidlinger, IBS Board

 
What Employers Look For (Besides Media Skills)

Central Park East
PANEL: Jodi Vale, Audacy, Cox Media Group, Five Towns College
Moderator: 
Danny Lemos, Cal State Long Beach & IBS Board

The Words You Can't Say On Air - and WHY

Bowery
Panel: Allen Myers; Ed Perry, owner of WATD, Duxbury, Mass.

Writing Copy For Media

Grammercy
PANEL: Eric Matte, WLMC

Working With Your Program's Alumni
Sugar Hill

PANEL: Glen Dillon, Western Michigan University
Moderator: Jason Feldman, IBS Board

 

Session 4 - 2:30pm 

 

Programming: Branding & Imaging

Metropolitan East

Panel: Randy Turner, PAMAL Hudson Valley; Sdot, SiriusXM; Dr. Richard Robinson, University of Tennessee

Moderator: Dave Fabilli, IBS Board

Station Branding

Metropolitan West
PANEL: Sydney Kott (Promotion Director), Logen Crandall (Program Director), Glen Dillon (Assistant Director for Student Media), Western Michigan University
Moderator: Paula Neidlinger


Local Music

Central Park West
Panel: Ali Madden, KJHK; Rick Eberle, Musician, Host of "Rising Stars" on WHPC Nassau Community College
Moderator: Norm Prusslin, IBS Board Chair

Setting & Hitting Your Career Goals: Resumes, Air Checks and What You Need To Succeed

Central Park East
PANEL: Rob Taylor, William Patterson University (and formerly with iHeartMedia); Ed Robinson, Felician University (formerly SiriusXM); Jessica Rose, Mix 96.5 Tulsa, OK
Moderator: Eric Matte, IBS Board


Everyone needs a resume, and if your goal is to be on-air, you need a demo tape as well.  But how should it look?  What should (and shouldn’t) you include on it?  And how long should a demo tape be?  What other suggestions can you take away from this packed session – only time will tell.  And its hard to picture now, but you should have some career goals.  Our panel will help you create them and guide you to hitting them as well.

Faculty Advisors: Getting and Retaining Students

Grammercy
PANEL: Danny Lemos, California State University

So You Wanna Podcast? How To Get Started (and Keep Going)

Sugar Hill
PANEL: Chris Thomas, Lyons Township High School & IBS Board President

DIY Station Operations - Optimizing Your Resources

Bowery

Panel: Staff of 90.3 the Core, Rutgers University; Mindy Hoffman, Engineer at Audacy
Moderator: Erica Moura, IBS Board
 

The day-to-day issues of running a college radio station in a more do-it-yourself environment can get tricky, especially if you don't have a lot of support.  Find out how 90.3 the Core handles DIY event organization, music department structure, training, merch creation & sales and leadership sustainability, and get tips and ideas you can use.

Session 5 - 3:45pm 

 

Giving Your Station A Social Media Presence

Metropolitan WEST

Panel: John Mozes and Social Media Directors Emily O'Connor and Heather Batezel from 107.7 The Bronc WRRC-FM @ Rider University
Moderators: Erica Moura & Paula Neidlinger, IBS Board

Finding Your Voice with Audio, Radio and Podcast Production

Central Park West
Panel: Rob Quicke, Professor and Director of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism & Mass Communications, Marshall University
Moderator: Dr. Chet LaPrice, IBS Board

This workshop session provides a unique identity-centered approach for students to create audio content that matters to them. This session offers a practical approach to creating audio content, a toolkit that invites students to take an interest in the world around them and to work with others who are on the same journey of self-discovery. They will learn how to use sound to express themselves in a variety of ways, and by doing so, find their own voice.


Radio Reimagined: Adapting To The Digital Age (Apps)

Grammercy
PANEL: Alexis Vielma, KJHK
Moderator: Diana Basso, IBS Board
 

A Daily Morning Show On Your College Station

Central Park East
PANEL: Robby & Rochelle - Syndicated; Wake Up Rider on 107.7 The Bronc WRRC-FM; WHPC Nassau Morning Madhouse staff
Moderator: Shawn Novatt, WHPC (and Former Morning Show Producer at WBLI/Long Island, NY)

 

Reviving The Airwaves: A High School Radio Station's Renaissance

Bowery
PANEL: J.R. Ankney, WMTN
Moderator: Danny Lemos, IBS Board
 

FCC Q&A

Sugar Hill
PANEL: Allen Myers; Ed Perry, owner of WATD, Duxbury, Mass.

Session 6 - 5pm 

2023-2024 IBS College Media Awards

Metropolitan EAST

Join us as we hand out the trophies and honors for the 2023-2024 IBS College Media Awards!

High School TV & Radio - Brainstorm & Idea Exchange

Central Park West
Panel: To Be Announced


Join other High School students and advisors from around the country to discuss the things that matter to your programs in this informal, information and idea filled session!

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