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New Media Leadership Forum

TAB Building
(502 E. 11th St., Ste. 200, Austin, 78701)

The national news director fellowship program will take place Oct. 12-15 in Austin at the TAB building.

The Kneeland Project is named for Carole Kneeland, TAB?s 1997 Broadcaster of the Year, who died in 1998 after a battle with cancer.

Kneeland was the innovative and highly-respected, longtime news director of Austin?s KVUE-TV.

Only 18 fellows from a national pool of applicants are selected to participate in the conference focusing on the changing nature of the broadcast television news industry.

The Texas news directors selected are:

  • Martha Kattan, KUVN-TV Dallas
  • Austin Kellerman, KTXS-TV Abilene
  • Kimberly Wyatt, KGBT-TV Harlingen

The forum will cover such issues as:

  • Tackling mobile and social media to win the local news race
  • How to win 2012 election coverage
  • Leadership and ethics in a 24-7 socially networked world
  • What the broadcasting world will look like in the next three, five, ten years and beyond
  • How core values and high ethical standards must continue to play a major role in all media
  • Leading Millennials
  • How newsroom systems must evolve to meet the challenges of our business

This year?s faculty includes:

  • Joan Barrett, KWCH Wichita, KS
  • Kevin Benz, CultureMap, Austin
  • Andrew Finlayson, Smith Geiger, Westlake Village, CA
  • Chip Mahaney, Scripps, Cincinnati, OH
  • Josh Rickel, Mass Relevance, Austin

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