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Tuesday, September 24
 

12:30pm

Broadcasting Best Practices
Join in a 2-part discussion with broadcasters Barb Heller, Katy Daley, Kyle Cantrell, and moderator Bob Webster.  Part 1 will cover interview techniques, including putting your guests at ease, as well as preparation tips.  Part 2 will focus on best practices to help you keep listeners tuned in without annoying habits and getting to know your audience. Bring your experiences as well to enhance everyone's learning.

Speakers
avatar for Kyle Cantrell

Kyle Cantrell

Inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2019, Kyle's rich history in country and bluegrass broadcasting is very rare.  He was named WSM-AM Program Director in 1993, then continued with a stint at WKDF before taking his current position as program director at Sirius XM's Bluegrass... Read More →
avatar for Katy Daley

Katy Daley

An IBMA 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient, as well as IBMA Broadcaster of the Year in 2009 and 2011, Katy had a 30+ year career in Bluegrass (WAMU) and Country (WMZQ) radio in the Washington, DC area and is now a host of Bluegrass Stories, a podcast available at htt... Read More →
avatar for Barb Heller

Barb Heller

Barb Heller is host of String Fever, a weekly two hour bluegrass show on North Country Public Radio, which streams live at www.ncpr.org and is archived for playback online.  Barb is also a local host for syndicated programming on NCPR and is a music host for Folk Alley (www.FolkAlley.com... Read More →
avatar for Bob Webster

Bob Webster

Bob Webster is the Broadcast Media representative on the IBMA Board of Directors.  He has been the host of WAMU’s Stained Glass Bluegrass and Rockingham County Radio’s Bluegrass for Lunch radio programs.  He emcees for the Doyle Lawson Bluegrass Festival at Denton Farm Park... Read More →


Tuesday September 24, 2019 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Raleigh Convention Center Room 306 A 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

1:30pm

Interviewing Techniques for Broadcasters
Join in a 2-part discussion with broadcasters Barb Heller, Katy Daley, Kyle Cantrell, and moderator Bob Webster.  Part 1 will cover interview techniques, including putting your guests at ease, as well as preparation tips.  Part 2 will focus on best practices to help you keep listeners tuned in without annoying habits and getting to know your audience. Bring your experiences as well to enhance everyone's learning.

Speakers
avatar for Kyle Cantrell

Kyle Cantrell

Inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2019, Kyle's rich history in country and bluegrass broadcasting is very rare.  He was named WSM-AM Program Director in 1993, then continued with a stint at WKDF before taking his current position as program director at Sirius XM's Bluegrass... Read More →
avatar for Katy Daley

Katy Daley

An IBMA 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient, as well as IBMA Broadcaster of the Year in 2009 and 2011, Katy had a 30+ year career in Bluegrass (WAMU) and Country (WMZQ) radio in the Washington, DC area and is now a host of Bluegrass Stories, a podcast available at htt... Read More →
avatar for Barb Heller

Barb Heller

Barb Heller is host of String Fever, a weekly two hour bluegrass show on North Country Public Radio, which streams live at www.ncpr.org and is archived for playback online.  Barb is also a local host for syndicated programming on NCPR and is a music host for Folk Alley (www.FolkAlley.com... Read More →
avatar for Bob Webster

Bob Webster

Bob Webster is the Broadcast Media representative on the IBMA Board of Directors.  He has been the host of WAMU’s Stained Glass Bluegrass and Rockingham County Radio’s Bluegrass for Lunch radio programs.  He emcees for the Doyle Lawson Bluegrass Festival at Denton Farm Park... Read More →


Tuesday September 24, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Raleigh Convention Center Room 306 A 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
 
Wednesday, September 25
 

10:00am

Radio Broadcast Automation on a Budget
Demonstration of WAMU Bluegrass Country's cost-effective broadcast system, which offered a seamless transition of programming production from a non-profit foundation. This broadcast solution is capable of a wide range of distributed content, even from hosts' remote live broadcast. With copious configuration options, reliable automation is possible with part-time technical staff and volunteers. Hands-on use by participants will be available.

Speakers
avatar for Richard Cassidy

Richard Cassidy

Bluegrass Country Foundation
Dick Cassidy has been a broadcaster for over 50 years, specializing in broadcast technical management. He came to Washington, DC in 1971 as Chief Engineer for WASH and became the first Chief Engineer for National Public Radio.Dick spearheaded WAMU 88.5’s bluegrass Internet radio... Read More →
avatar for Jeffrey Ludin

Jeffrey Ludin

Bluegrass Country Foundation
Jeff Ludin has been a fan of Bluegrass music since he was an undergraduate at American University in the 1970s, where he worked in the WAMU studio building. He is currently provides engineering support for Bluegrass Country and the Lucketts Bluegrass Foundation, where he records and... Read More →
avatar for Ivy Shepperd

Ivy Shepperd

Bluegrass Country Foundation
Ivy is an experienced radio producer and announcer, who independently creates and produces 15+ hours for on-air shows weekly for Bluegrass Country. She creates both pre-recorded and live broadcasts from her studio in Mt. Airy, NC using Station Playlist.Ivy uses her broad historical... Read More →


Wednesday September 25, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Raleigh Convention Center Room 201

2:00pm

DJ Taping Sessions
Broadcaster and Artist session designed for conducting short live interviews and collecting station IDs and other content.  Table and power provided.

ALL BROADCASTERS REGISTERED FOR THE CONFERENCE MAY SIGN UP FOR A TABLE

Participating DJs
Andrea Berman , CiTR, Pacific Pickin’ – Vancouver BC, Canada
David Blakney, CJAM-FM, Daybreak In Dixie – Windsor, Ontario/Canada
Jan, Dale, PBSFM 106.7, Southern Style – Melbourne, Australia
Darwin  Davidson, WERU, Bronzewound – Blue Hill, ME
Barb Heller, North Country Public Radio, String Fever – Canton, NY
Brad Kolodner, Bluegrass Country Radio / Radio Bristol, Brad Kolodner Show / Old Time Jam – Baltimore, MD
Michelle Lee, WOBL, Bluegrass Borderline – Oberlin, Ohio
Buddy Merriam, WUSB, Blue Grass Time – Stony Brook, NY
Roy Moore, WQFS-FM, The Old Country Store – Greensboro, NC
Philip Nusbaum, KBEM-FM, Bluegrass Saturday Morning – Minneapolis, MN
Roger Reynolds, WHAN, The Drive-Thru With Rog – Ashland, VA
Wayne Rice, KSON-FM, The Bluegrass Special – San Diego, CA
Ray Ulansey, WRLY, The Bluegrass Experiment – Raleigh, NC        
Michael Wuerstle, WDVR / WPNJ, The Bluegrass Horizon – Flemington, NJ/Easton, PA

Wednesday September 25, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Raleigh Convention Center Exhibit Hall A 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

5:00pm

DJ/Artist Reception
Wednesday September 25, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Raleigh Convention Center Room 306 B 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601