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I apologize, but the truth is that I usually do a few presentations a year, but since I'm (mostly) retired, I have better things to do than keep this up.  If I get a chance, maybe I'll update this list some time in the future.

"The State of the Industry: Print, Broadcast & Online.”  Invited producer and presenter.  Annual
Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Washington, DC.  August 2013. 

“What Is TV News Doing on All Those Screens?”  Moderator and presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2013.

  “Online, social media and new technology: Where TV news is … and where it’s going.”  Invited sole presenter.  SPJ/RTDNA Excellence in Journalism National Convention.  Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  September 2012.

"The State of the Industry: Print, Broadcast & Online.”  Producer and presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Chicago, IL.  August 2012. 

·         “The Business of News.”  Moderator and presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2012.

·         “Convergence redefined: Newsrooms look toward new types of partnerships.”  Presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2012.

·         “The (Real) State of the TV News Industry.”  Sole presenter.  SPJ/RTDNA Excellence in Journalism National Convention.  New Orleans, LA.  September 2011.

 “The TV News Department of 2011.”  Producer and presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  St. Louis, MO, August 2011. 

·         “The TV News Department of 2011.”  Producer and presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2011

“What’s the Message?  Evaluating White House Media Coverage and Strategy at Midterm”  Cooperative program between the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations and the Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency.  Co-producer and co-moderator.  The Kalikow Center supplied speakers Ed Rollins and Howard Dean, and I arranged for Mark Jurkowitz, Associate Director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism and Robert Siegel, Co-host of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”  March 22, 2011 at Hofstra University.

·         The Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Chancellor Award for 2010 presented to Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered.  Invited speaker.  Columbia University, New York City.  November 16, 2010.

·         International Association of Business Communicators – Long Island (IABC-LI).  “Armchair Chat.”  Co-Keynote Speaker.  Melville, NY.  November 2010.

·         “Viewers Launch New Offensive in Cablevision-Fox War.”  WNBC-TV, New York City.  October 29, 2010.

·         “Cablevision vs. Fox.”  News 12 Long Island.  October 15, 2010.

RTDNA Newsroom Diversity Live Webinar.  Invited panelist.  September 30, 2010.

"Fox/MSNBC et.al.: Is Partisanship Journalism?"  Invited panelist. Columbia University.  New York.  April 24,2010. 

“What’s News?  Evaluating Media Coverage of the Obama Presidency?”  Cooperative program between the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations and the Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency.  Co-producer and co-moderator.  The Kalikow Center supplied speakers Ed Rollins and Howard Dean, and I arranged for Tom Rosenstiel, Executive Director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism and Robert Siegel, Co-host of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”  April 22, 2010 at Hofstra University.

"The State of the Industry: Print, Broadcast & Online.”  Producer and presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Denver, CO.  August 2010. 

“New Models of TV Convergence.”  Producer and presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Denver, CO, August 2010. 

“The Future of Journalism and the Media.”  Sponsored by the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island and the International Association of Business Communicators – Long Island.  Invited panelist.  Hempstead, NY.  July 2010.

Newsday’s Pay Wall.”  Moderator.  Sponsored by the Long Island chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  Melville, NY.  May 2010.

“The State of the Industry: Broadcast & Online.”  Moderator and presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2010

“How NOT to Get Hired in the Tough Market.”  Invited presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2010

·         “How your News Website Stacks Up Against the Competition.”  Invited sole presenter.  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2010.

·         Featured interviewee on battle between Cablevision and WABC.  Various newscasts on News 12 Long Island.  March 7, 2010.

·         Featured interviewee on battle between Cablevision and WABC.  Various newscasts on News 12 Long Island.  March 2, 2010.

"How to Make Your Website Work for You."  Invited presenter.  Broadcasting & Cable News Technology Summit 2009.  Atlanta, GA.  October 2009.
“Where the Jobs Are: Where Will They Be Next Year?”  Invited workshop sole presenter. The Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Annual Meeting.  Detroit, MI.  September 2009.    

"The State of the Industry: Print, Broadcast & Online.”  Producer and presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Boston, MA.  August 2009.

·         “The State of the Industry: Print, Broadcast & Online.”  Producer and presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Boston, MA, August 2009. 

Featured interviewee on conversion to digital broadcasting.  Various newscasts on News 12 Long Island.  June 11, 2009.

·         “Where the Jobs Are ... and will you need to grab a backpack in order to get one?”  Co-producer and presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2009.

·         “Women in TV and Radio News.”  Presenter as part of panel: “Race/Gender/Media: Bringing Research to the Classroom.”  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2009.

·         “The (News) Doctor is In: The (Real) State of the Industry.”  Producer and sole presenter.  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2009.

·         “Are You Smarter Than a 24-Year-old?”  Moderator and presenter.  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2009.

·         “Opening Supersession: Leading News Reinvention.”  Panelist.  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2009.

·         Featured interviewee on the state of newspaper journalism and the Sun Times Group.  4:40 pm segment of “Lakeshore Drive” on public radio WLPR-FM, Lowell, IN (suburban Chicago).  March 31, 2009.

·         “The Future of the News Media on Long Island – Part II.”  Panelist.  Sponsored by the Long Island chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  Melville, NY.  February 5, 2009.

·         “Multiple Perspectives on Election 2008.”  Panelist.  28th Annual Conference of the Long Island Council for the Social Studies.  Melville, NY.  October 20, 2008.

·         “5 p.m. newscast.”  Live on camera guest via satellite on the upcoming presidential debate.  WSYX-TV (ABC affiliate), Columbus, OH.  October 15, 2008.

·         “Morning Show.”  Call-in guest on the upcoming presidential debate.  WXMI-TV (Fox affiliate), Grand Rapids, MI.  October 15, 2008.

·         “The Future of the News Media on Long Island – Part I.”  Moderator.  Sponsored by the Long Island chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  Melville, NY.  September 18, 2008.

“Digital Media Blows Into the Windy City.”  Co-producer and presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Chicago, IL, August 2008. 

·         “Should Journalists be Accredited?  And Would Accrediting Them Improve Journalism?”  Panelist. Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Chicago, IL, August 2008.

·         “Errol Louis’ Morning Show,” WWRL Radio, Air American Radio New York.  Guest interview on implications of Cablevision purchase of Newsday.  July 2008.

·         “Interpreting the Coverage: Understanding and Evaluating the Exposure of the 2008 Presidential Election.”  Panelist.  Hofstra Alumni Reunion Weekend Program.  June 2008.

·         “Convergence Update: Where are we today?”  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2008.

·         “Pants on Fire: Political Mendacity and the Rise of Media Fact-Checkers.”  Presenter and panelist. Conference hosted by FactCheck.org and the Annenberg Public Policy Center, a division of the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania.  The National Press Club, Washington, DC.  November 2007.

·         “Where TV News Needs to Go.”  Invited workshop sole presenter. The Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Annual Meeting.  Grand Rapids, MI.  September 2007.  

“The Feminization of Broadcasting: Good News or Bad News?”  Presenter.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Washington, DC, August 2007. 

“The Future of News.”  Honoree/Speaker at the Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Annual Awards Banquet.  Indianapolis, IN, April 2007.

“The Future of News.”  Moderator and presenter.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2007.

·         “The Future of News.”  Researcher of the Year Lecture, Ball State University.  Muncie, IN, April 2007.

·         “Middletown Media Studies and the Future of News.”  Keynote speaker at the Media Mindsets Conference, Kent State University.  Kent, OH, October 2006.

·         “Middletown Media Studies and the Future of News.”  University of Southern California.  Los Angeles, CA, November 2006.

·         “By the Numbers: Women & Minorities in Local Television and Radio.”  Speaker.  Annual Convention of the National Association of Black Journalists.  Indianapolis, IN, August 2006.

·         “2005 Survey of Newspaper, Television and Radio Newsroom Hiring.”  Speaker with Lee Becker and Tudor Vlad.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  San Francisco, CA, August 2006.

·         “The Latest Industry Research.”  Moderator and panelist.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  San Francisco, CA, August 2006.

·         “Middletown Media Studies and the Future of News.”  Featured speaker at the Summer Journalism Institute, Northwestern University.  Chicago, IL, July 2006.

·         “Middletown Media Studies and the Future of News.”  Featured speaker at the leadership series for executives at the Chicago Tribune.  Chicago, IL, July 2006.

“Middletown Media Studies II.”  Moderator and panelist.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2006.
“Industry Research in an Academic Setting: Conflicting Results.”  Panelist.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2006.

·         “The Future of News.”  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2006.

·         “Middletown Media Studies II: How People Really Use the Media.”  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2006.

“Middletown Media Studies, RTNDA Research and the Future of News.”  Readership Institute at Northwestern University and the faculty at the Medill School of Journalism and the Integrated Marketing Communications Program.  Northwestern University.  Evanston, IL.  April 2006. 

·         “Middletown Media Studies II: Observing Consumers and Their Interactions with Media.”  2006 IMS/iDMAa Conference at Miami University.  Oxford, OH.  April 2006.

“The Convergence of Traditional Newsroom with the Internet.”  Presenter.  2006 Joint Winter Committee Meetings, The Investment Company Institute.  Washington, DC, February 2006.
Opening Keynote Address.  “Middletown Media Studies:  Observational Studies of Computer and Internet Usage.”  Online Publishers Association Annual Convention.  Amelia Island, Florida. January 13, 2006. 
“The Computer: A Medium for All Reasons.”  Middletown Media Studies II.  Online Publishers Association.  New York City.  November 16, 2005. 

·         “Media Diet” on the Middletown Media Studies II.  Interview with Bob Garfield on NPR’s “On the Media.”  September 30, 2005.

·         Middletown Media Studies II.  Interview on KCBS Radio (news/talk radio in San Francisco).  September 30, 2005.

·         Middletown Media Studies II.  Interview with WOWO Radio in Ft. Wayne.  September 29, 2005.

·         “What Do We Really Know About the Way People Use Media?”  Opening session of Forecast 2006: Advertising’s Future – Is there Life after Death?  Part of AdWeek.  New York City, September 2005.

·         “Making a Strong Connection in the Multimedia World.”  Co-presenter with Jennifer Palilonis.  Indiana Associated Press Managing Editors fall conference.  Ft. Wayne, IN, September 2005.

·         “The Latest Industry Research.”  Moderator and panelist.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  San Antonio, TX, August 2005.

·         “Determining Audience: Challenges in Audience Measurement.”  Moderator and panelist.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2005.

·         “The News Audience and the Future of News.”  Moderator and panelist.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2005.

·          “Middletown Media Studies.”  Presentation with Michael Holmes, Mark Popovich and Michael Bloxham at the Small Cities Conference, Muncie, IN.  November 2004.

·         “Middletown Media Studies: A Comparison of TV News and TV Use Across Research Methodologies,” with Michael E. Holmes and Mark N. Popovich.  Competitive research paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Toronto, Canada, August 2004.

·         “Middletown Media Studies.”  Presented to department heads and news staff, WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, IN.  July 2004.

·         “How People Really Use the Media” (presenter).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2004.

·         “From the Newsroom to the Classroom” (producer).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2004.

·         Why Teach Radio News?” (panelist).  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2004.

·         “Teaching News Courses in a Converging Media World” (panelist).  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2004.

·         “Phone(y) Research” on the Middletown Media Studies.  Interview with Bob Garfield on NPR’s “On the Media.”  March 26, 2004.

·         “Inside Indiana Business” (guest/interviewee).  Statewide broadcast of weekly program on Middletown Media Studies.  March 2004.

·         “Middletown Media Studies” (presenter).  Online Publishers Association.  New York City, NY, March 2004.

·         “Middletown Media Studies” (presenter).  International Digital Media & Arts Association convention.  Orlando, FL, March 2004.

·         “Middletown Media Studies.”  Presented to department heads at Tribune Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.  July 2004.

·         “Middletown Media Studies” (co-presenter with Michael Holmes).  The opening session at the conference: Expanding Convergence: Media Use in a Changing Information Environment.  University of South Carolina.  Columbia, SC, November 2003.

·         “The Latest Research on Broadcast and Print Journalism” (moderator and presenter).  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Kansas City, MO, July 2003.

·         “Weather News: Sensational Journalism or Scientific Reporting?”  (presenter).  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Kansas City, MO, July 2003.

·         “Faculty Training for Converging News Operations” (panelist).  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2003.

·         “Newswriting Across Media: Shotgun Wedding or Wedded Bliss?” (panelist).  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2003.

·         RTNDA Educator Breakfast (the opening session of the RTNDA Annual Convention) … “Making Choices: Ethics From the Top Down”  (producer and speaker).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2003.

·         “Converting to a Tapeless Newsroom,” (panelist).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2003.

·         “The Future of News and Technology” (panelist).  The Dynamics of Convergent Media Conference.  Columbia, SC, November 2002.

·         “By the Numbers: A Look into the Future of Broadcast News” (invited featured speaker).  Illinois News Broadcasters Association Annual Convention.  Champaign, IL, October 2002.

·         “What Do We Know About Markets/Jobs/Expectations” (presenter).  The First Digital Media Curriculum Roundtable.  Muncie, IN, September 2002.

·         “RTNDA,” (invited speaker).  “News Decision-Making Workshop” sponsored by the Radio Television News Directors Foundation.  Indianapolis, IN, June 2002.

·         RTNDA Educator Breakfast: “Facing the Daily Dilemma – Tools for the Tough Calls” (producer).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2002.

·         “Preparing for the World of Contracts, Union and Agents” (panelist).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2002.

·         “Building Bridges: Broadcast News Educators and the Alphabet Soup of Associations” (panelist).  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2002.

·         “Top Teaching Tips” (panelist).  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2002.

·         “Writing the College Broadcast Textbook” (panelist).  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2002.

·         “Show Me the Money: Becoming More Marketable” (panelist). Society of Professional Journalists National Convention (SPJ).  Seattle, WA, October 2001.

·         “Preparing for the World of Contracts, Union and Agents” (panelist).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association.  Nashville, TN, September 2001.  Convention cancelled due to 9-11.  Materials posted on the Internet.

·         “Facing the Daily Dilemma: Tools for the Tough Calls,” (co-producer).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association.  Nashville, TN, September 2001.  Convention cancelled due to 9-11.  Materials posted on the Internet.

·         “Contracts, Unions and Agents: Preparing Students for the Business End of the Broadcast Industry” (panelist). Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Washington, DC, August 2001.

·         “2000 Survey of Editors and News Directors,” with Lee B. Becker and Tudor Vlad (both University of Georgia) and Robert A. Papper and Michael Gerhard.  Paper and research presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Washington, DC, August 2001.

·         “Professors in the News: Expanded Duty in the Future?” (panelist).  Sponsored by the News and Management and Sales divisions.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2001.

“RTNDA Survey of Station Web Operations” (presenter).  Local Broadcast Web News Summit Agenda, sponsored by the Radio Television News Directors Foundation’s Future of News Project and the National Press Club.  Washington, DC, March 2001. 

·         “Producing Morning News” (producer and panelist).  Indiana Broadcasters Association State Convention.  Indianapolis, IN, October 2000.

·         “The Savvy Internship Shopper” (panelist).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Minneapolis, MN, September 2000.

·         “Ethics 2000--Close-Call Situations: Video to Die for” (co-producer).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Minneapolis, MN, September 2000.

·         “Bridging the Gap: Connecting Researchers and TV News Professionals” (panelist).  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Phoenix, AZ, August 2000.

·         “Broadcast News Research” (panelist).  Sponsored by the News Division.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 2000.

·         “Training Journalists,” (presenter).  The Poynter Institute.  St. Petersburg, FL, March 2000.

·         “Are Educators Arming Students with the Proper Skills?” (panelist).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Charlotte, NC, October 1999.

·         “I Studied 4 Years in College for This??!!! - Part 1” (producer and moderator).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Charlotte, NC, October 1999.

·         “I Studied 4 Years in College for This??!!! - Part 2” (producer and moderator).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Charlotte, NC, October 1999.

·         “Talking the Talk - or Walking the Walk?  The Truth About Diversity” (panelist).  Sponsored by Radio-Television Journalism and Media Management and Economics Divisions.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  New Orleans, LA, August 1999.

·         “Showcase of College TV Newscasts: How to Make Your Student Newscast a Success” (panelist).  Sponsored by the News and Production, Aesthetics and Criticism Divisions.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 1999.

·         “RTNDA’s Relationship with Broadcast Education” (panelist).  Sponsored by the News Division.  Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention (BEA).  Las Vegas, NV, April 1999.

·         “Joint Ventures and Continuing Education: Keeping Professionals Sharp” (presenter).  Sponsored by the Radio-Television Journalism Division and Internships and Career Interest Group.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Baltimore, MD, August 1998.

·         “Diversifying Media Management” (presenter).  Sponsored by Media Management and Economics Division and Council of Affiliates.  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Baltimore, MD, August 1998.

·         Featured interviewee on broadcast ethics and coverage of crime and suicides.  5:30 pm newscast on WTHR-TV, Indianapolis.  May 1, 1998.

·         Featured speaker on “Marketplace,” a half-hour public affairs radio program produced in Los Angeles and distributed nationally by Public Radio International.  November 11, 1997.

·         “How to Find a Job in Radio or TV News” (speaker).  2nd Annual Fall Broadcast News Conference, Ball State University/Associated Press/Radio Television News Directors Association.  Muncie,  October 1997.

·         “Education and the Industry” (panelist).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  New Orleans, LA, September 1997.

·         “Making Internships Pay” (organizer, moderator and presenter).  Sponsored by the Radio-Television Journalism Division and Internships and Careers Interest Group at the 80th Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).  Chicago, IL, July/August 1997.

·         “Improving Broadcast News and Broadcast News Education” (capstone session speaker), 1997 Conference for Oklahoma Associated Press-Broadcasters and Radio/Television News Directors Association, Region 4.  Norman, OK, March 1997.

·         “The Status of Minority Employment in Broadcast News”(speaker).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  Los Angeles, CA, October 1996.

·         “Better Story Ideas,” (moderator).  Ball State University/AP/RTNDA Fall Conference.  Muncie, IN, September 1996.

·         “Getting Ready for the Real World: Critical Preparation for Students” (speaker).  Ball State University/AP/RTNDA Fall Conference.  Muncie, IN, September 1996.

·         Featured interviewee in special feature on the U.S. News Media, Irish Radio (in New York City).

·         “Attracting and Keeping Minorities in Your Newsroom” (featured speaker).  Annual International Convention of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).  New Orleans, LA, September 1995.

·         “Internships: Their Value, Acquisition and Propriety” (moderator and presenter).  Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Washington, DC,  August 1995.

·         “Working with the Media” (sole presenter), Decatur Township Metropolitan School District. Indianapolis, August 1994.

·         “Common Writing Problems” Media Workshop (sole presenter), Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Convention. Indianapolis, April 1994.

·         “How to Work with the Electronic Media” (sole presenter), Indiana School Public Relations Association, Muncie. April 1994.

·         I am interviewed and quoted regularly in the media—about 4-5 dozen times per year, including The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Indianapolis Star,  The Albany (NY) Times Union, Electronic Media, USA Today, Washington Post, Tampa Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Columbus Dispatch, Portland Press Herald, (and many other newspapers), Money magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Radio & Records, Cosmopolitan magazine.

“Tellin' It Faster, Tellin' It Better" Media Workshop” (panel member), Region 6 NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists) Conference, Columbus, OH. April 1992.

“Writing Good, Solid Stories for TV and Radio” (moderator and writing coach), Region 4 SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists) Convention, Columbus, OH. April 1992.


“How to Get a Job” (panel member), Region 8 RTNDA Fall Conference, Columbus, OH. October 1991.


“How to Get a Job” (moderator and panel member), Regional Student Conference of the RTNDA, Ohio University, Athens, OH. April 1991.


“Investigative Reporting” (talk and discussion), The Ohio State University School of Journalism, Columbus, OH. April 1991.


“Running the Assignment Desk” (producer, moderator and panel member), RTNDA/Associated Press Regional Conference, Columbus, OH. October 1989.


“The Newsroom and the Classroom” (producer, chair and panel member), Annual International Convention of the RTNDA, Kansas City, MO. September 1989.


“Perspectives on Media Law” (co-producer, with three other faculty members from Central Missouri State, Kentucky, and Boston Universities), full day workshop sponsored by the AEJMC Law Division, the AEJMC Radio Television Journalism Division, the American Bar Association Forum Committee on Communication Law and the Broadcast Education Association, Washington, DC. August 1989.


“A View From the Hill” (producer and moderator), as part of "Perspectives on Media Law," AEJMC Annual Convention, Washington, DC. August 1989.


“Broadcast Educators and the Industry: Models for Cooperation” (producer, chair and panel member), co-sponsored by RTVJ and RTNDA at the Annual Convention of the AEJMC, Washington, DC. August 1989.


“Balancing Technical Skills and Reporting in Television Journalism Instruction” (presenter), on new curriculum development in the teaching of broadcast journalism, Annual Convention of the AEJMC, Washington, DC. August 1989.


“Writing Broadcast News” (sole presenter), RTNDA Region 8 Spring Conference, Bowling Green, OH. May 1989.


“Writing News for Television” (panel member and presenter), Annual Spring Convention of the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters, King's Island, OH. April 1989.


“Broadcast Journalism Education” (panel member), RTNDA Region 8/Associated Press Broadcasters Convention, Columbus, OH. October 1988.


“Teaching TV News” (chair and presenter), Annual Convention of the AEJMC, Portland, OR. July 1988.


“Teaching Media Management” (chair and presenter), Annual Convention of the AEJMC, Portland, OR. July 1988.


“Changes in TV Newsroom Management” (presenter), Annual International Convention of the RTNDA, Orlando, FL. December 1987.


“Journalism Education and Management” (panel member), Strategic Planning Workshop co-sponsored by the ASJMC and the Gannett Center for Media Studies, San Antonio, TX. December 1986.


“Regional Conference on Broadcast Journalism Education”(chair), Radio and Television Division of AEJMC, San Antonio, TX. December 1986.


“Attempted Takeover of CBS”(live interview guest with U.S. Rep. Phil Crane (R) IL, WRC-TV, Five PM Newscast, Washington, DC. 1985.






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