Jun 16, 2010
EDMONTON, June 16 /CNW/ - The Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) wishes to invite the media to attend the national RTNDA Conference in Edmonton from Thursday, June 17 - Saturday, June 19. The conference kicks off on Thursday evening with an opening reception.
This year's program is sure to be one of the best ever with a stellar lineup of networking opportunities, workshops, panel discussions, including:
<< - Battlefield Dispatches: Coping with the Realities of Covering War and Disaster. - Going Local in a New Direction - More local news all day - can it work for TV? - The Flaming Chainsaw Test: How to Keep Viewers Glued to Your Newscast - Highlight and sell the unique qualities of a story. - Broadcast Voice: Finding and Fixing the Four Fatal Flaws - Learn what the most common vocal problems are and how to fix them. - Social Networking Boot camp & Cools Tools for Journalists - Create and connect with your audiences in unique ways using social media. - RTNDA will also honour CP24 Vice President & General Manager Bob McLaughlin during the President's Gala on Friday evening - RTNDA national awards will recognize the best in broadcast journalism on Saturday evening. >>
Be sure to follow the conference on Twitter. Information will be tweeted throughout the conference - including the national award winners. You can follow RTNDA Canada on twitter or get updates via SMS by texting follow RTNDA_Canada to 21212.
<< DATE: Thursday, June 17 - Saturday, June 19 LOCATION: Westin Hotel, Downtown Edmonton (xxx)PLEASE NOTE: THE OPENING RECEPTION ON THURSDAY TAKES PLACE OFF-SITE AT THE SHAW CONFERENCE CENTRE(xxxx) Attached is a complete list of sessions planned for the RTNDA conference. >>
Media planning to attend should RVSP via email.
For further information: about the RTNDA Conference, media are asked to contact: Sherry Denesha, RTNDA Operations Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org; Peter Angione, Chair, RTNDA National Conference, 613-762-7992 (cellular), email@example.com