Intercollegiate Broadcasting System
Kingsborough Community College Media Conference
November 19, 2011
8:30- Registration & Breakfast (International Hall of Flags)
9:00-10:00 Session 1: (Rooms TBD)
Music and Webcasting Royalties: What to pay and to whom.
Panel Host: Fritz Kass, Chief Operating Officer, IBS
IBS COO, Fritz Kass, discusses some of the issues surrounding the music licensing and royalties and what you need to do to stream your station legally.
Building a News and Information Program
Panel Host: Len Mailloux, Communications Faculty, Simmons College & 30-Year Veteran News Director
Learn how to create and improve your stationŐs news and information programs using resources that are already available to the college and your station.
Dr. Cliff Hesse, Professor and Director of Broadcasting, Kingsborough Community College.
Peggy Kim, Internship Coordinator for NYC Media-MayorŐs Office for Film, theater & Broadcasting
Internships are an integral part of the preparation for a career in the broadcast industry. Dr. Cliff Hesse and Peggy Kim discuss how students should prepare for and apply for internships, as well as how to choose an internship that matches their career goals. Peggy Kim will also discuss what internship coordinators expect of students, and what students should expect to do as a production intern.
10:15-11:15-Session 2: (Rooms TBD)
Allen Myers, Former Communications Analyst with the Federal Communications Commission
Fritz Kass: Chief Operating Officer, IBS
Ed Perry, General Manager, WADT 95.9, Boston, MA
A discussion of FCC Rules and Regulations regarding licensing and content, as well as any questions you have regarding the role of the FCC.
Video EditorŐs Workshop
Moderator: Prof. Sandra Luzzi Sneesby, Avid Certified Instructor (ACI) Academic Community College of Rhode Island
Professor John Acosta, Avid Certified Instructor, Kingsborough Community College
Louis Bertini, Member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG)
Dan Montanez, Video Editor, FX Networks
Video editing is far more involved than simply knowing how to use the software. This is a great opportunity to hear, firsthand, what skills you need to have to become a professional video editor in the film and television industries.
Broadcast Interview Workshop
Jerry Barmash, Writer for FishbowlNY, News Anchor for WFUV, WBBR And WINS
Lisa Ritchie, Writer for Alkalinelifestyle.com and Writer/Reporter, News 12 Long Island.
Learn how to research and write to get the information youŐre looking for. Two experienced writers discuss tips and techniques to help you improve your skills to conduct better interviews and write better stories.
11:30-12:30- Session 3 (Rooms TBD)
An Audience with Midge Woolsey, On Air Host, WQXR 105.9 FM
Join Midge Woolsey as she discusses her experiences as an on-air host and find out what it takes to develop professional on-air and voiceover skills.
The Role of Social Media at your Station and in the Newsroom
Lisa Ritchie, News 12 Long Island
Dr. E Michael Harrington, Professor of Music Management and Intellectual Property, William Patterson University
Discuss how social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype can enhance your stationŐs reach and inform your audience. Learn how you can incorporate social media into your programs to take them to the next level.
Building Your StationŐs Image On and Off Campus
Panel host: Len Mailloux, Communications Faculty, Simmons College & 30-Year Veteran News Director
If a radio station exists on campus, and nobody hears it, does it make a sound? Find out the answer to this and many other questions on how you can increase the popularity of your station. Learn how to better serve your community and students with the resources you already have.
12:40-1:40- Lunch (U-220)
Scott Herman, Executive Vice President of CBS Radio discusses his experience from college radio to CBS Radio.
1:45-2:45 Session 4
MusicianŐs Panel: The Relationship between Bands and Stations, and the Future of the Music Industry
Moderator: Norm Prusslin, Dir. of Media and Interdisciplinary Arts Minors, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY; Assoc. Prof. (Adjunct.), Mass Comm, Five Towns College, L.I., N.Y.
Jeremiah Birnbaum, Singer-songwriter-guitarist,
Johnny Juice, Producer-DJ, Public Enemy
Jonathan Preddice, Singer-songwriter- guitarist- cellist, Miles To Dayton
Jem Warren, Singer-songwriter- guitarist
Natalia Zukerman, Singer- songwriter-guitarist
John Parker, President, Parker Recordings, Promo Only Promotions
As the music industry is constantly evolving with emerging technology, this panel will discuss the relationship between the artists and the broadcaster and what is likely to be the future of the music industry.
The Role of Women in the Media
Midge Woolsey, On-Air host, WQXR 105.9
Lisa Ritchie, Reporter, News 12 Long Island and Writer for Alkalinelifestyle.com
Beth Preminger, Professor, Kingsborough Community College, Director of Research, ABC Kids, Member of New York Women in Communications.
On open discussion on the challenges women face in media careers from in front of the camera to behind the scenes.
3:00-4:00- Session 5 (Rooms TBD)
Music Programming on Terrestrial and Satellite radio
Mike Abrams, Senior Director of Music Programming, Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Jonathan ŇGeronimoÓ Broth, Dance Music Director and On-air Personality, Sirius XM BPM
With the diversity of the channels offered on satellite radio, the radio programming model has changed to meet the demands of a changing audience. Learn how radio formats are developed and maintained in order to reach your target audience.
Audience Research and Program Development
Nick Bayiokos: Senior Director of Research and Programming, Fox Sports
A presentation on use of the Nielsen Television ratings system and how ratings data leads to the development and acquisition of new programs.
Radio Imaging and Production Workshop
Bill Plax, Production Director, Fresh 102.7
Dave Plotkin, Production Director, 1010 WINS
The production directors of two of the highest-rated stations in the #1 market share examples of their work and discuss the techniques used in creating dynamic Station IDs, Sweepers and other production elements.
4:15-5:00 Conference Wrap-Up Session
Radio Today and the Future of the Medium
A discussion on the topic of where commercial and college radio is headed and how students should prepare for careers in the radio industry.