Conference

You asked for it, now it's here! It's the schedule for this year's annual PRNDI Conference which will be held in Miami in June.  The schedule is below as we know it.  We'll continue to update the program as we finalize more details, but in the meantime, go ahead and get registered for the conference HERE.  Early registration pricing will be available through May 23rd.  After that date, prices will raise to late pricing.

PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING SESSIONS - SPACE IS LIMITED:  

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PRNDI is very excited to partner with member station WLRN on our annual conference set for June 23 & 24 in Miami at The Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort. Pre-conference training will take place June 21 & 22.

Get your hotel reservations now for this summer's annual PRNDI Conference.  We'll be holding our conference at the lovely Newport Beachside Resort located right on the beach in Sunny Isles Florida.  Pre-conference training will be Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22.  Full conference sessions will be Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24.

The hotel is located half-way between the Miami International Airport and the Ft. Lauderdale Airport, so you can make plans to fly into either airport.

The 2017 PRNDI Conference will be held in June of 2017 at the Newport Beachside Resort in Miami, Florida.  The PRNDI Board has begun planning the conference, and we'll post a tentative schedule soon.  

PRNDI Board Wants YOU!

Jun 17, 2016
Uncle Sam
James Montgomery Flagg

PRNDI is seeking public radio journalists driven to make public radio journalismbetter across all platforms to join the Board of Directors.

In addition to masterminding an annual conference, the Board supports public radio newsrooms throughout the year with professional development sessions and recognizes successes with its annual awards contest. 

Board members help grow revenue and membership, affecting the very make-up and reach of the organization. 

We are looking forward to seeing you in St. Louis.

The PRNDI conference is coming up fast, and if you're planning on being there, the PRNDI board is excited that you've decided to attend.  We will have our BIGGEST TURNOUT EVER!  Be prepared to meet some new people, network, have some fun, and take home a ton of information that will help you do your job better.  We figured you'd like to have some information, so we've compiled the list below of "The 10 most important questions about the PRNDI Conference" that should help.

Welcome to my fair city! In fact, welcome to my neighborhood!

Everyone at St. Louis Public Radio is excited to have PRNDI in our backyard, and I’m chief among them since the conference is being held a scant three blocks from my house.

So, let me tell you about my neighborhood and things you can do when you aren’t sipping from the deep well of knowledge PRNDI offers.

First up: Exercise.

  There's good news for PRNDI, but it may be bad news for some of our procrastinating members!!

The Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, where this year's PRNDI Conference will be held - is sold out for part of our conference time.  That's GREAT NEWS for PRNDI - it means:

 Making your plans to attend the 2016 PRNDI Conference in St. Louis?  Ready to make your airport transportation reservation?  PRNDI Attendees get a special rate from Go Best Express.

Click here to reserve an airport shuttle seat using the convention rate ($17 each way, per person).  Please have your credit card ready, as a credit card is required and charged when you book.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – Pre-Conference Workshops:

 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - PRNDI’s News Manager Training and Certification – Day One - Maryland A -  Today's newsroom leaders face BIG challenges: they set editorial strategy and ethical standards for their organizations; they plan coverage and assign, track, and edit stories; they manage people and personalities; and, they're helping navigate a digital future for public media journalism.

 

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