Here's Your PRNDI 2017 Conference Schedule

Welcome to the 32nd annual PRNDI conference. Here you can find the schedule and room assignments for each session on for Friday, June 23 - Saturday, June 24. Thursday evening, join us for a Reception with BBC World Service & American Public Media at 7 pm on the patio between the hotel and the beach.

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The local Morning Edition host will be a signature voice for regional public radio stations WVTF and RADIO IQ at our Roanoke (VA) broadcast center.  This key position is responsible for seamlessly conveying the sound and approach taken by NPR's Morning Edition in the presentation of locally produced news material as well as announcing during network breaks.  The host will collaborate with our morning news producer to create a highly listenable and engaging program through the careful editing and use of copy and audio, continuity, promos, and interviews.

KMUW-FM, Wichita Public Radio, licensed to Wichita State University, is seeking applicants for the position of Morning Edition Host / News Producer. 

KMUW-FM, Wichita Public Radio, licensed to Wichita State University, is seeking applicants for the position of News Director.  KMUW is committed to expanding its local news programming and public service.

ProPublica Launches New Tool to Investigate Nursing Homes

Aug 17, 2012

In February 2011, a nursing home resident in Michigan wandered away in a blizzard, unnoticed by staff. He was wearing only pajama pants, a sweater, canvas shoes and a knit cap. A technician driving to work found him half an hour later at a busy intersection, wet and covered with snow, government inspectors wrote.

Further Decline in Credibility Ratings for Most News Organizations

Aug 17, 2012

For the second time in a decade, the believability ratings for major news organizations have suffered broad-based declines. In the new survey, positive believability ratings have fallen significantly for nine of 13 news organizations tested. This follows a similar downturn in positive believability ratings that occurred between 2002 and 2004. 

Should You Ask a Source if They Are Gay? Reporters Disagree...

Aug 17, 2012

The Boy Scouts of America recently reaffirmed their ban on allowing openly gay boys to participate in Boy Scouts, and openly gay or lesbian adults from being leaders. (Full disclosure – I was a Boy Scout for many years during my teens, but that was decades before anyone was debating this issue.) We live in an odd world where what side of the “homosexual agenda” you are on can now be demonstrated not only by your participation in scouts, but also where you buy your chicken sandwich.

Help Wanted in West Virginia

Aug 7, 2012

West Virginia Public Broadcasting seeks two (2) full-time Reporters for our Charleston newsroom.

What Great Bosses Know

Aug 6, 2012

Jill Geisler became a TV news director at the age of 27. She didn't know a whole lot about managing people, and she learned by trial and error.

"When I was a baby manager, I thought I could compliment everyone into high performance," Geisler told KPLU. "So when I had to sit down with people about under-performance, they didn't know why this suddenly came out of the blue when all they'd been hearing about was how well they had done."

But Geisler liked management so much, she became a leadership trainer, and she’s just written a book on how to inspire and motivate staff. It's called Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know.

News Magazine Producer - Vermont Public Radio

Jul 26, 2012

Vermont Public Radio is seeking an ethusiastic news producer to join its daily news magazine V ermont Edition . Primary responsibilities are booking, researching and line-producing regional news segments for a daily one-hour news-talk magazine program; working with host and fellow producers on live and recorded show segments; field recording, editing and mixing audio; and creating website and social media content for the broadcast.

WSKG Public Broadcasting seeks a radio Anchor/Reporter to host its news programming, and to produce spots and feature reports for news and public affairs programming. 

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Rachel Osier Lindley

Matt Shafer Powell

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