MILKING THE MOCK CONVENTION IN TIME FOR PENNSYLVANIA'S PRIMARY ELECTION
Friday, 1:30 PM
Broadcast Education Association Convention 2008
Covering the one-time-only-event: making the (academic) most of it
(Student Media Advisors)
This roundtable discussion will offer tips for campus media advisors on the broadcast of large scale one-time-only events. The panel will explore what worked and what did not work in the coverage of election returns, music festivals, parades, conventions and similar one-time-only events. The panelists will share tips on pre-production, production and post-production techniques that serve to maximize the academic benefits of such an event while providing quality programming to viewers and listeners.
Moderator: Richard Vogel, William Penn University
Mary Spillman, Ball State University
Using Your Web Site to Enhance On-Air Election and Special Event Coverage.
Frank Barnas, Valdosta State
Covering All Bases, Covering All Races: Managing Mulitple Breaking Stories in Election Night Coverage.
Scott Burke, Oakland University
When Presidents Visit and Rooms Fill: Video Coverage of Events Involving Multiple Venues and Audiences.
Gary Martin, Cosumnes River College
The March in March: A one-day documentary as 10,000 protest at the California Capitol.
Marjorie Yambor, Western Kentucky University
Mayhem & Moxie: Student Coverage of a College Radio Music Festival.
Brad Weaver, Westminster College Real Television Coverage of a Mock Presidential Convention.
Respondent: Nancy Carlson, Ball State University