Seminar will be held in conjunction with NAB New York show.
The Radio-Television News Directors Association will hold a News and Technology Summit this fall in conjunction with the National Association of Broadcasters’ NAB New York Content Creation + Show.
The intense one-day professional development seminar is open to radio, television and online news managers and journalists, and is being held Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at the Javits Center.
Sessions at the conference will cover the following topics:
- Preparing For HD Conversion—Deadline 2009: With the advent of high definition around the corner, what are the technical and financial challenges to setting up your HD newsroom? What should you budget for now and what technology is available and coming? What are the differences in storytelling and production in a 16:9 world?
- Thriving in an On-Demand News World: Learn from industry leaders what networks and local stations are doing to build a successful broadband strategy. On air, on the web, on cell phones, on iPods, on demand.
- Making the Web Work: Lessons from the LostRemote.com Guys: Surf through examples of great journalism on the web as we share best practices for reaching online audiences. Check out innovative content, interactive storytelling, on-air and web integration, traffic-building design and user-enhanced features, and learn how to generate more revenue for your news operation.
- Citizen Journalism: Embracing the New Power of Your Audience: From cell phone video to personal blogs, everyone’s becoming a reporter. And they all have suggestions on how we should run our newsrooms. Learn how to embrace the citizen journalist movement and integrate their perspectives into our newscasts and websites.
“RTNDA is delighted to partner with NAB’s New York show,ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â says Barbara Cochran, RTNDA president. “This presents an excellent opportunity to provide RTNDA members on the East Coast with cutting- edge information on the impact of technology on electronic newsrooms.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
“NAB has had a long and successful partnership with RTNDA at our spring convention in Las Vegas, and we’re thrilled to be extending that relationship to NAB New York,ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â says NAB President and CEO David Rehr. “Adding a news director’s element to this event will truly make NAB New York the East Coast’s premier video event.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â