Pre Conference Workshops

Building the Station Culture for Investigative Reporting

The Center for Investigative Reporting, one of the oldest nonprofit investigative newsrooms in the country, and PRX, the leader in audio innovation, will direct a conference workshop with CIR staff and others to guide stations through sustainability, capacity building, editing, impact measurement, engagement and production of investigative news.

The workshop is on Monday, September 28, 2015 from 10:00am to 4pm at the Omni Willliam Penn Hotel.

This one-day, in depth training session is specifically designed for content managers.  
Leading the session will be CIR CEO Joaquin Alvarado and Executive Editor Susanne Reber (former head of investigations at NPR), Kevin Sullivan, EP of Reveal and John Barth from PRX.

There is only room for 5 more stations so if you are interested please register immediately.

Music Master Genius Day

MusicMaster is presenting Genius Day on September 28th 2015! The session will be held from noon to 5pm an the William Penn Omni Hotel, in the Three Rivers room. 

The Genius Day will be hosted by Learning and Development Director Drew Bennett with special appearances by W.I.Z.A.R.D. Jill Sorenson, Head of Music at Klassik Radio Bettina Zacher, MusicMaster Consultant at WDR Miriam Vanneste-Vratz, General Manager of ON AIR Rainer Eichhorn, and President/CEO of MusicMaster Joe Knapp. 

Topics include:

  • Dead all day? Tips to turnover your music

  • A suite of ideas to make log creation simple.

  • How to make sure a little night music doesn't put your audience to sleep

  • Review the core list of reports that you need to be using

  • Feeling like the sorcerer's apprentice when it comes to Fund drive programming? The W.I.Z.A.R.D. will show you the magic.

  • How to handle the varying length of pieces in your data

  • Three easy variations to make the Rule Tree work harder

  • It won't be a midsummer night's dream. We'll demystify Analysis and History.

  • Out of this world programming philosophy...okay really out of Europe