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Sunday, April 15
 

9:00am

Becoming a More Powerful Storyteller- for Audio Media
No matter the medium, the essence of conveying information is powerful storytelling. In this "Beyond Radio" workshop - learn proven techniques in use around the world to develop powerful storytelling techniques to impart information - for ALL audio media! Presenter: Valerie Geller, Geller Media International

Speakers

Sunday April 15, 2012 9:00am - 10:15am
Pavilion 2

10:30am

The State of the Radio Industry 2012
This will be a round table discussion examining the state of the radio industry and radio research as it exists in 2012. Moderator: John Hendricks, Stephen F. Austin State University
Panelists: Michael Brown, University of Wyoming; Michael Huntsberger, Linfield College; Bruce Mims, Southeast Missouri State University; Joseph Blaney, Ph.D., Illinois State University; Richard Rudin, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK; Phylis Johnson, Southern Illinois University @ Carbondale


Sunday April 15, 2012 10:30am - 11:45am
Conference Room 2

12:00pm

Ten Years after the Introduction of LPFM: Low Power to the People

In 2001, The Federal Communication Commission introduced a new class of low-power radio licenses to the public. It has been ten years since the introduction of LPFM and with the passage of the Local Community Radio Act of 2010, many more new LPFM stations will be started. This panel will look at the current state of LPFM, its challenges, and its future.
Moderator: Keith Brand, Rowan University
Panelists: Peter Orlik, Central Michigan University; LPFM's Precursor and Competitor Compared: Class D FM and HD-2 Translators
Michael Nevradakis, The University of Texas at Austin; Removing the Public from the Public Airwaves: The FCC's Contradictory Policy
Barbara Calabrese, Columbia College Chicago; Low Power FM:  "Purist" Broadcasting in the Age of Technology
Keith Brand, Rowan University; Communication Policy and a Divided Congress:  The Passage of The Local Community Radio Act



Sunday April 15, 2012 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Conference Room 2

1:30pm

Faculty and Student Audio Awards and Exhibition

This session honors the winners of the Faculty and Student Festival of Media Arts Audio Competitions. Selected works of this year’s award recipients will be exhibited.
Faculty Audio Competition Chair: Clark Greer, Point Loma Nazarene University
Student Audio Competition Chair: Michael Huntsberger, Linfield College

Faculty Audio Competition
Long-Form Production
Award of Excellence:  Laura Deen Johnson, SUNY Fredonia; House UnAmerican Activities Hearing - Lillian Hellman

Award of Excellence: Will Anderson, Central Michigan University ; The Son of West Branch: America's Great Humanitarian

Student Audio Competition

Air Personality
1st Place:              Kelsey James, Goshen College; Kelsey James-On Air personality

2nd Place:             Fern S. Lulham, Western Carolina University; Fern and David in the Morning - Air Check

3rd Place:              Kayla McCarty, University of Southern Indiana; Kayla McCarty Air Personality

Comedy or Drama
1st Place:              The Students of NESCom; Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery & Imagination 2011: The Raven & The Cask Of Amontillado

2nd Place:             Christopher Morris , Rowan University; What Do You Go Home To?

Educational Program
1st Place:              Ryan Spillman, Michael Amato, Jazmin Hooks, Rowan University; Loco For Four Loco

2nd Place:             Kali-Ahset Amen, Emory University; Anthems: Songs of Conscience and Shared Identity in the African-American Community

3rd Place:              Myke Scaffidi, Appalachian State University; Hillbilly Jazz: The Evolution of Bluegrass

PSA, Promo, or Commercial
1st Place:              Myke Scaffidi, Appalachian State University; Gorilla Tape Caper

2nd Place:             Eric LaForest, Grossmont College; National College Radio Day: Zombie Attack!

3rd Place:              Kayla McCarty, University of Southern Indiana; Study Abroad

Honorable Mentions:
Richard "Dick" Withers and Audra Wiant, Southeast Missouri State University; Hole-in-the-Wall Gang: "Camp"

Angela Criscoe, Georgia College & State University; Holiday Road Sweeper

Specialty Program
1st Place:              Serena Reid, Palomar College; September 11th: Ten Years Forward

2nd Place:             Liz Reid, San Francisco State University; Fix Without Dix

3rd Place:              Martin Masters, San Francisco State University; The 3D RadioActivity



Sunday April 15, 2012 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Pavilion 1

3:00pm

Radio & Audio Media Division Business Meeting

The Radio & Audio Media Division is interested in the work of academics and industry professionals who examine and research the role and nature of over-the air and Internet radio in society and culture. The investigation of other new media distribution systems for radio signals is also a primary objective of the division.
Radio & Audio Media Chair: John Hendricks, Stephen F. Austin State University


Speakers

Sunday April 15, 2012 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Pavilion 2
 
Monday, April 16
 

10:15am

The Diminishing Role of Radio in 21st Century Broadcast Curricula
Trends in radio indicate the overall number of jobs is decreasing. Critics have raised questions whether colleges and universities should stop teaching radio journalism, programming or other areas of radio. This panel will systematically discuss what areas of radio schools should focus on in the next few years, providing guidance to those who are modifying curricula. The panel will conclude with a vigorous discussion that includes comments from as many attendees as possible. Moderator:: August Grant, University of South Carolina
Panelists: Patricia Sanders, University of North Alabama
Jeffrey Wilkinson, United International College
Ric Harris, Accenture
Respondent: August Grant, University of South Carolina


Monday April 16, 2012 10:15am - 11:30am
Pavilion 3

11:45am

The Radio Star: Is It Seizing the Opportunity to Shine During Natural Disasters?
This panel will explore the critical role that the country’s oldest broadcast medium can still play when natural disasters strike, crippling or rendering many on-demand devices useless. With a tried and true, simple battery-powered receiver in a technology driven era, listeners can immediately access life-saving and significant recovery information. Are radio stations stepping up to the challenge and seizing the opportunity? Moderator: Patricia Sanders, University of North Alabama
Panelists: Chandra Clark, University of Alabama
Kim Fox, American University, Cairo, Egypt


Monday April 16, 2012 11:45am - 1:00pm
Conference Room 2

1:15pm

Studies in Radio & Audio Media: Past, Present & Future

This panel celebrates radio’s power to reinvent itself, past, present, and future. Michael Adams profiles the visionary, Hugo Gernsback Father of Science Fiction and publisher of the first radio magazine, who accurately predicted the evolution of radio. David Dzikowski investigates the symbolic relationship between music and rhetoric. He presents a critical analysis of the music in “A Prairie Home Companion” and uncovers the construction of an ideal listener who embraces contradictory worldviews. Michael Brown, former editor of JORAM, and co-presenter Cindy Price, interviewed radio managers from regional networks and report on how they are responding to the economics and technologies of new media. Finally, Corley Dennison, Dean of Marshall’s School of Journalism, looks to the future. He asks the question, is there a niche for radio in the new digital media world? This is an excellent panel for media educators who involve students in the discussion of radio in their basic classes.



Monday April 16, 2012 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Pavilion 10

2:45pm

Always Get It in Writing: Production Agreements for Today's Media World
The media world has changed. Have your production agreements also changed? What production agreements do you need today? What types of agreements might you need tomorrow? This panel, composed of three attorneys with experience in media, entertainment and intellectual property law will answers these plus other critical production legal questions. Moderator: Vinay Shrivastava, San Francisco State University
Panelists: Miriam Smith, San Francisco State; Stewart Kellar, working professional; John Da Corsi, working professional


Monday April 16, 2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room 2

2:45pm

Radio & Audio Media Paper Competition

Winners from this year's Radio & Audio Media Paper Competition present their research.
Vice Chair/Paper Competition Chair: John Owens, University of Cincinnati
Open Paper Competition
1st Place: Heather Polinsky, Central Michigan University; Can Independent Records Companies Compete with the Majors? A Preliminary Descriptive Analysis of the Digital Music Market
2nd Place: Richard Duncan Rudin, Liverpool John Moores University, UK; The conflicting arguments and debates over the introduction of legal commercial radio in the UK
3rd Place: Michael Nevradakis, The University of Texas at Austin; Government-Sanctioned Anarchy: Greece's Chaotic Airwaves
Respondent: Rob Potter, Indiana University



Monday April 16, 2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Pavilion 10
 
Tuesday, April 17
 

9:15am

Public Broadcasting: At the Tipping Point?

As the federal government struggles with ballooning deficits and the debt ceiling, the U.S. public broadcasting system faces its most significant challenge in decades. This panel examines historical and contemporary issues that have led up to the current situation, and discusses the possibilities for the future of public broadcasting in America.
Moderator: Alan Stavitsky, University of Nevada
Panelists: Michael Huntsberger, Linfield College; Building Public Broadcasting: The Rise and Fall of the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program
Glenda Balas, University of New Mexico; Tipping Point or Glide Path? An Examination of Threat, Risk, and Institutional Change in Public Television
Robert Avery, University of Utah; Public Media at the Crossroads: Strategies for Making It Through the Light
John Armstrong, Furman University; I’m Not Dead Yet: Public Broadcasting Meets the Tea Party in South Carolina



Tuesday April 17, 2012 9:15am - 10:30am
Pavilion 3

9:15am

Is the Tipping Point Coming for College Radio

This panel will examine the recent sales by colleges and universities of student broadcast outlets. Given the austere financial outlook for academic budgets across the nation are we seeing a tipping point that could escalate as cash deprived administrations see their NCE radio license as a liquid asset rather than a vibrant student retention and co-curricular asset to campus life? The panel will address concerns for the future of college radio and ways to potentially forestall administrators from perceiving their license as a way to fund other initiatives for their campus.
Moderator: Michael Taylor, Valdosta State University
Panelists: Angela Criscoe, Georgia College and State University; Tip Your Staff Into the Community and Tip the Community Into Your Staff
Stephen Merrill, Bowling Green State University; Tipping Your Station Fully Into the Campus Community
Randall Davidson & Christy Brazee of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; Process Mapping to a Tipping Point: Enhancing College Radio Station Underwriting Through an Action Learning Project



Tuesday April 17, 2012 9:15am - 10:30am
Pavilion 11

2:45pm

Demoncratizing Audio Media

This panel comprised of both industry professionals and educators will examine the contemporary recording and audio industries, specifically addressing how digital technologies and social networking are affecting consumption patterns, audience expectations, revenues and employer expectations. Industry representatives will also discuss essential skill sets and competencies for students to succeed in the field. Moderator: Rick Shriver, Ohio University @ Zanesville
Panelists: Andy Lerner, Rocket Surgery
Rick Belt, Electro-Voice Microphones
Martin Dombey, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems
Eddie Ashworth, Ohio University



Tuesday April 17, 2012 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Pavilion 11

4:15pm

Documents vs. Documentaries

 

Must documentaries present a social analysis ? Is this analysis external to the documents used for the work ? We producers and teachers start with documents. Do such documents themselves include embedded social codes; or do they become material for documentaries when the prodcer adds her experience and her own analysis? This is a praxis-based analysis of the way documents are used by documentarians, refracted from the perspectives of a graduate student, a TV reporter/producer, and a broadcast professor.
Moderator: David Dunaway, San Francisco State University & University of New Mexico
Panelists: David Dunaway, San Francisco State University & University of New Mexico;
Documents and Their Use in Documentary
Greg Luft, Colorado State University; Documents from A Reporter's POV
Julia Bernstein, San Francisco State University; Documents and Documentarists
Respondent: Grace Provenzano, San Francisco State University



Tuesday April 17, 2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Pavilion 10
 
Wednesday, April 18
 

9:00am

Accessibility is the Tipping Point: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities for Student-run Internet Radio Stations
The increased availability of technology such as integrated wireless broadband means the potential for Internet radio stations to reach a wider audience. But what does it mean for student-run stations? This panel examines the challenges and opportunities facing student-run Internet stations as their programming becomes more accessible. Topics to be discussed include programming innovations, technological challenges, curricular and budgetary issues and more. Moderator: Andrew Clark, University of Texas - Arlington
Panelists: Lance Liguez, University of Texas at Arlington; Faculty Advisor UTA Radio.com
Tom Ingram, University of Texas at Arlington
Bradford Yates, University of West Georgia; Chris Adamson, University of West Georgia; Shawn Isaacs, University of West Georgia, Not an Afterthought Anymore: Internet Radio is Mainstream and Serving the Campus Community Fervently


Wednesday April 18, 2012 9:00am - 10:15am
Conference Room 5