This is the event that college students waited for all year! Once again, it was our annual Broadcast Pioneers Symposium. Area college students saw first hand a major market television station listened to advice from their staff. This year, our 14th annual event was held at the studios of CBS 3, KYW-TV. The date was Saturday morning, November 7, 2015.
Our MC was Larry Litwin, former KYW Newsradio news reporter. Opening remarks by our CEO, Gerry Wilkinson, former Operations Manager for WDAS Radio and a former WHYY television producer. Also speaking was Joanne Calabria, Vice-President for Public Affairs for CBS 3. Our panel consisted of:
John Wilson, Assistant News Director, CBS 3 News
Nicole Brewer, Anchor & Reporter, CBS 3 News
Rahel Solomon, News Reporter, CBS 3 News
Matt Rankin, Production Assistant, CBS 3 News
Pat Delsi, former owner of WSSJ Radio
Within a week, we expect to upload information and application forms for the twenty $1,000 scholarships we will be awarding early next year. So keep checking back.
28 photos of the symposium
(Pictures taken by Broadcast Pioneers member Michael Muderick)
Complete video of the symposium!
(video courtesy of Broadcast Pioneers VP Brad Seecof and Metramedia Broadcasting & Studios)