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2014 IBNA Senate Debate - May 3, 2014

The Iowa Broadcast News Association sponsored a debate between the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate. The event was held as part of the group's annual convention May 3, 2014, in Cedar Rapids.

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2014 IBNA Spring Convention

May 3, 2014
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Schedule (Download Schedule PDF)
8:00 am   Registration
     
8:30 am  

Finding Balance in the 24/7/365 Life of a Broadcast Journalist
4:00 a.m., Midnight, 6:00 p.m., Weekends, Holidays--it doesn't end. The demands of the broadcast journalism profession never seem to go away because we are "always on." Yet trying to do everything can lead to sloppy work, cutting corners and burnout. This session will examine how to find time in a 24 hour period for some balance between your personal and professional life. You will also learn how to better manage change so your balance doesn't become unbalanced. Best case practices will be examined in this interactive session to start your day.
Presenter: Jim Boyd, WHO Radio

     
10:00 am  

Storytelling and Social Media: Tricks and Tips for New and Old Dogs
Emmy® award winning TV reporter and social media innovator Jason DeRusha started his career at KWQC-TV in Davenport, where he remembers using gas station pay phones to check in. Now he's using Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook - checking in on stories and building his brand as a trusted reporter. Jason will share tips on using social media to enhance storytelling, and share best practices and lessons learned.
Presenter: Jason DeRusha, WCCO-TV anchor/reporter

     
11:30 am   Business Meeting
Election of Board of Directors
Discussion Regarding Contests
     
12:15 pm  

Luncheon
Speaker: Dr. David E. Nixon, Ed.D.
Grant Price Scholarship Presentation
Eliot A. Keller Scholarship Presentation
John Bachman Scholarship Presentation
Dick Petrik Outstanding Student Presentation

     
   
NATAS Logo   The IBNA Convention Luncheon is supported in part by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Upper Midwest Chapter
     
1:30 pm  

Presence and Delivery: Making It Personal
Traditional news outlets are faced with the challenge of standing out in a cluttered media landscape. It’s no longer enough to simply read news. In this discussion, you will learn the importance of creating a personal connection with your audience through presence and delivery. Presenters will share the latest research and best practices.
Presenters: Lindsay Cooper and Marc Steidler, Frank N. Magid Associates   

     
3:00 pm  

Republican Senate Candidate Debate
Continuing a decades-long tradition, a live candidate debate will be part of the IBNA convention. The six Republican candidates seeking the U.S. Senate nomination in the June 3 primary will square off in a 90-minute forum moderated by Judy Woodruff of the PBS NewsHour.

     
4:30 pm  

Student/Young Professional Tape Critique
The popular annual discussion and critique session for students and young professionals, featuring Eastern Iowa news managers offering advice and tips.
Moderator: Craig Schaefer, Loras College

     
5:30 pm   Reception (Cash Bar)
     
6:00 pm  

Awards Dinner
Speaker: Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour
Presentation of News Contest Awards
Presentation of the Jack Shelley Award
Introduction of the 2014-2015 IBNA Board

     
9:30 pm   Reception (Cash Bar)

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Judy Woodruff's appearance at the 2014 IBNA Convention is supported in part by the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication and by the Loras College Media Studies Program

IBNA Sponsors U.S. Senate Debate at 2014 Convention


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