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Conclave 41 Sessions:  

"Radio Meets VIdeo II"

Panelists: Chris Cruise, Mornings, 103.5 Kiss FM/Boise; Greg Cypin, Afternoons, WKSE-FM/Buffalo; Jeremiah Widmer, Mornings, WQAL-FM/Cleveland

Moderator: Drake Donovan, Creative Director/Owner, Drake Donovan Creative Services

Part I: Introduction of our panelists and some examples of their work.


Part II: Our panel discusses video creation to assist sales, their planning processes for shooting and editing and coming up with ideas for video series.


In the final segement of our 2016 video session, Video For Radio II, the speakers give tips on Facebook Live, how to distribute and title your videos and how to get the most out of Facebook autoplay. And be sure to stay to the end where our panel talks about why they do video for radio.



Panelists: Justin Chase of Beasley, Brian Kelly of Entercom, and Patti Marshall of Hubbard

Moderator: Joel Denver of All Access

In Part I the programming strategy of the "Bowtie" is discussed with ways to compliment it to retain listening across multiple quarter hours.


Part II: Questions posed to our panel in segment 2 include: What else can personalities do, besides teases, to drive listening? How would your station respond in times of crisis (weather events, mass shooting, etc.)? How do we make our stations just a relevant during a regular day as they are in a time of extraordinary circumstances?



Part III: In this segment our panel discusses how to recognize and capitalize on viral crazes, engage with what listeners are doing/talking about, and how to use social media platforms to leverage our platforms (airwaves, website).




In the final segment from  Programming: Beyond The Bowtie at Conclave 41, our panelists discuss personality driven podcasts, contests that move the needle, and imaging.




Panelists: Jeff McCarthy of Midwest Communications, Roger Uthnemer of Nicolet Broadcasting and Mike Hulvey of Neuhoff Media. 

Moderator: Tom Langmyer, VP/Newstalk, E.W. Scripps Company

Part I: Our panel discusses developing a system to sort and save applicant info for future positions and seeing the value in part-timers and interns.


Part II: Our panel discusses mentoring your employees and listening to what their goals, interests, passions and aspirations are that might fit other positions down the road.

Part III: Our panel describes where they find new people and how they can identify new talent.

Part IV: Is podcasting a source of new talent for radio?







Panelists: Fisher, Cox Media Group Technologies & Christina Madson, Cumulus/Minneapolis

Moderator: J. Pat Miller, Scripps/Milwaukee

Sponsor: SoCast


Part I discusses where you start planning your digital strategy.



In Part II, the panel discusses when you should bring sales into the digital picture.

In Part III, the panel takes questions from Conclave 41 attendees.


Speaker: MIchael Brandvold, CEO/Michael Brandvold Marketing

In this segment from Conclave 41 in 2016, Michael suggests that you first know your limits and know your audience.

In Part II of our panel on Social Media at Conclave 41, Michael Brandvold talks about recognizing your followers/fans and how to get them to engage with you so more people see your posts.

In Part III of our session on Social Media at Conclave 41, Michael Brandvold gives tips on what you should be posting.

In the final segment from the Social Media session at Conclave 41, Michael Brandvold talks about which social networks you should be on.

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Duke Wright was the recipient of the 2016 Rockwell Award.  Here is the presentation to Mr. Wright at Conclave 41:



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Conclave 40 in 40 seconds: 2015 ROCKWELL RECIPIENTS

The Conclave celebrated its 40th anniversary with the 2015 Summer Learning Conference in Minneapolis July 16 & 17. Here are 40 seconds of highlights from that annual radio gathering including Rockwell Award Honorees Mary Quass, CEO/NRG Media and Dan Vallie, Pres/Co-Founder Vallie Richards Donovan Consulting.



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