Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Madison Concourse
What *Can* You Do On Social Media? (1-2 p.m.)
Most legal sessions about social media result in a list of “do nots.” This legal session seeks to focus on what publishers *can* do on and with social media to avoid legal entanglements. Patrick Cooney and Dustin Brown from Godfrey and Kahn will touch on various social media platforms and try to bring clarity to some of the legal gray areas you encounter when you’re publishing to, or drawing from, social media. Bring your questions.
8 Reasons Why YOU Are The Future of Broadcasting (And 1 Reason You Might Not Be) (2-4 p.m.)
Millennials and young professionals in broadcasting have fresh, new ideas, but often find themselves doing the same jobs as their predecessors. How does a young professional make their mark while also respecting a station’s established culture? Find out the 8 reasons why YOU are the future of broadcasting and the one big thing holding you back with Jay Kruz. He has been making his mark in radio since he was teenager and is currently the Program Director and Afternoon Host at Mix 94.9 in Cincinnati. In this interactive discussion, Jay will share the best ways to bring new ideas to your station and open the doors to the next step in your career in broadcasting.
WBA Social – 4-7 p.m.
After the sessions enjoy getting social with your fellow broadcast professionals. Join us upstairs at The Coopers Tavern located at 20 W. Mifflin St., Madison.
Please call The Madison Concourse Hotel at 1-800-356-8293 and mention that you are with the WBA. Hotel rates are $155 for Concourse Level and $195 for Governor’s Club Level.
Please note there is a $10 per night for overnight guest parking charge or $1.50 per hour ($17) per day for non-guests. The hotel address is 1 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53703
HOTEL DEADLINE: MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018
- Webinar: Creating Engaging Digital Content for Radio
Date: November 21, 2017
- Social Media and Young Professional Sessions
Date: January 30, 2018
- Winter Conference Job/Career Fair
Date: January 31, 2018
- Winter Conference & State Legislative Day
Date: January 31, 2018
- Student Seminar
Date: February 24, 2018
- DC Trip
Date: February 27, 2018
- Walker Broadcast Management Institute
Date: April 17, 2018
- Awards Gala
Date: May 5, 2018
- Summer Conference and Engineering Day
Date: June 20, 2018