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Chapter 14 Meeting Announcements

CBA Convention - October 25th 2017

1/2 Price Registration for
CT Engineers to the Annual CT Broadcaster's Association Convention 

October 25th in the Gray Conference Center at the University of Hartford (200 Bloomfield Ave, W. Hartford, CT), right above WWUH Radio. There are more than a few sessions that should be of interest to you! . The nominal $40 cost (which includes lunch) has been reduced to $20 for broadcast engineers!.  Register


Here is a list of the workshops they are offering. 

8:00-9:00 AM Registration & Continental breakfast. Rotunda, Gray Conference Center.

9:00-11:45 AM SELLING TO AUTO DEALERS.

Automotive selling specialist John Tkac will lead a fast-paced, practical session about the best sales strategies to use when calling on local auto dealers. Insight into the evolving trends and unique intricacies of the auto industry. Strategies, tactics, and techniques to implement immediately. Positioning against competitors in today's digital world. For all TV and radio account executives and sales managers.


9:00-11:45 AM WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ATSC 3.0.

Madeleine Noland of LG Electronics and Adam Goldberg, Consultant to Pearl TV, will present the state of the art of the technology and discuss what impact it will have on the broadcasting industry.


9:00-10:15 AM LEGAL GUIDELINES FOR PRACTICING JOURNALISM.

The Media Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association will discuss legal guidelines for practicing journalism, addressing such topics as sources, ethics, identification of persons in stories, etc.


9:00-10:15 AM LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY UPDATES.

CBA General Counsel Eric Kemmler moderates a discussion with David Oxenford of Wilkinson/Barker/Knauer, Washington and Patrick McCabe, Capitol Strategies, Hartford, regarding legislative and regulatory issues in Connecticut and the federal government.


10:15-10:30 AM Coffee Break. Rotunda, Gray Conference Center

10:30-11:45 AM HOW TO CONDUCT BETTER INTERVIEWS.

ESPN's John Sawatsky conducts a workshop for reporters, producers, and content managers about how to conduct effective interviews.


10:30-11:45 AM WHAT SOCIAL MEDIA MEANS TO BROADCASTERS.

University of Hartford professor Abe Hefter moderates a panel discussion about current trends in social media and their impact on broadcasters.


10:30-11:45 AM TRANSITIONING FROM COLLEGE TO CAREER.

BEA's JC Barone moderates a panel discussion for job seekers and hiring managers.


Noon-1:30 PM LUNCHEON & ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING - GENGRAS STUDENT UNION

2:00-4:00 PM NON-COMMERCIAL BROADCASTERS.

A networking session for non-commercial broadcasters hosted by WWHU's John Ramsey.







ELECTION NOTICE: Chapter elections will take place at the December meeting (time and date to be determined) and we are accepting nominations for the positions of chair, co-chair and sec/treasurer now. Please email your nominations to John Ramsey



Meetings are open to all individuals: members and non-members.

Your SBE Chapter 14 Leadership:

Fred Krampits - Chairman
Ryan Krupa - Vice Chairman
John Ramsey - Treasurer





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Your Chapter 14 Team:
Fred Krampits - Chair
Ryan Krupa - Co-Chair
John Ramsey - Sec/Treas.
Charles Fitch/Mike Graziano, Certification Co-Chairs






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