08.24.2007 09:03 AM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Leadership workshop to examine bridge collapse coverage
The coverage of the Minneapolis bridge collapse is high on the agenda for the RTNDF News Leadership Workshop Sept. 14-15 in Minneapolis.
A session devoted to the coverage of the tragedy will include a panel of the city’s TV and radio news executives including Bill Dallman, VP of news, KMSP-TV; Jeff Kernan, news director, WCCO-TV; Tom Lindner, VP/news director KARE-TV; and Steve Murphy, managing editor, WCCO Radio. Jill Geisler from The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, will moderate the session.
Other sessions during the two-day workshop will include:
- “Managing Change: The Rules and the Roles,” Jill Geisler, The Poynter Institute;
- “When the Going Gets Tough: Difficult Conversations,” Andrea Parquet-Taylor, news director, WXYZ-TV, Detroit;
- “Practical Tips for Managing Time,” Chip Mahaney, news director, WTVR-TV, Richmond, VA;
- Small group leadership coaching.
The workshop is open to working news managers in electronic media.
For more information, visit www.rtnda.org.