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CBI is offering more than 80 educational sessions at the National College Media Convention in Kansas City. Want a taste? Check out some of these top titles:

Using Social Networking Sites to Promote Student Video News

Excuses… A Humorous Look at Excuses Give By Student Deejays for Not Showing Up For a Shift And What to Do About It

Don’t Take “No” for an Answer!

How to get newsmakers to say “yes” to the interview and answer every question you ask.

Re-imaging your college radio station: What to do when your old station name and slogan have been around too long

  • Radio Show & Tell: On-air talent and producers play their work, and other attendees and the moderator constructively critique it.
  • Practical Operations Concerns About HD Radio
  • HD Radio Engineering
  • Radio Broadcast Automation – Staying On the Air When No One’s There!
  • Play Ball! Remote Broadcast Solutions for Sports Games & other Live Events
  • Getting in the Game: Learn how to land your first sports gig and how to move up from there.
  • Why ISDN + NPR Equals Free Money!
  • Using Ratings in the Classroom: How Arbitron and Nielsen numbers are used, or can be used, in the classroom.
  • Information Sharing Among Station Management and Directors
  • Training Student Staff at your college radio station
  • Video Production and Community Service
  • Concerts 201: Festival Planning
  • CBI Web Site Student Round Table
  • Radio and Webcasting Music Licensing
  • Ask the Radio Engineer
  • Station Repair Clinic
  • Play-by-Play Basics
  • Sports Talk
  • How to Conduct a Proper Contest
  • Business Law for Broadcasters
  • Ask the Lawyer
  • Political Broadcasting
  • Introduction to Underwriting Sales
  • Getting More out of Your Underwriting Program
  • Underwriting Copy Game
  • Organizing a Radio Station Constitution
  • Top 10 Video Tips
  • What the Pros Look for in Your Demo Tape
  • Staff Management and Structure
  • Radio Roundtable: Sports
  • Radio Roundtable: Programming
  • Radio Roundtable: Music
  • Radio Roundtable: Production
  • Radio Roundtable: News
  • Radio Rountable: Underwriting
  • TV Roundtable: Programming
  • TV Roundtable: Management
  • Paper or Plastic? Student Portfolios
  • Working With the Administration
  • Working with Non-Student Volunteers
  • Swag Swap
  • Radio Roundtable: Management
  • 60 Radio Promotion Ideas in 60 Minutes!
  • Landing Your First Job in Production
  • Catch ’em and keep ’em: Radio recruiting and retention
  • Indecency and Obscenity… An Update and Review of FCC Regulations
  • Radio Hour Philosophy… Building the Programming Clock
  • Videography – How the “Shooters” Shoot
  • Underwriting Sales
  • Getting Your Message Out
  • Radio Roundtable: Traffic
  • Beyond the Tower: College Radio Business Models and Web 2.0.
  • How We Launched Our Webstream Radio Station
  • Demo Tape Critiques
  • Radio at kbps: Learn the basics of how to set up your own Web streams
  • Low power and other unlicensed alternatives for radio
  • Starting (or buying) a new campus station
  • Community Outreach, Education and Interaction
  • Writing Better Broadcast News
  • NPR Next Generation Radio Journalism Project- Listening Session
  • NPR… Seeking Student Leaders
  • Creating Great Promos Even if You’re Not Creative
  • Convergence: It’s not a destination—it’s a journey.
  • High Definition TV Conversion & Incremental Conversion
  • Shot Composition for Video
  • Paying it Forward: How to Maximize Your Internship
  • Ask the TV Engineer
  • Surveying College Radio
  • Major Changes in EAS
  • What’s the New What of Getting Your News Online?
  • CBI Cybercast!
  • Getting the News
  • And You Want Me to Write What?
  • What’s the New What of Getting Your News Online?
  • Getting the News

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