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LBS 2nd Tuesday Webinar: The Daily Habits of Successful Broadcast Sellers
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
11 AM CST

Featuring: Stefan Rybak, LBS Broadcast Selling Expert

It’s not what we do once in a while that makes us more money and brings us to a much higher level of success; it’s what we do every single day. In this fast-paced, jam-packed session, broadcast management consultant and sales guru Stefan Rybak reveals the simple yet powerful steps that help sellers take their income from where it is now to where they’d like it to be in a rapid, dramatic, and significant way.

This presentation is geared explicitly for sellers who want to learn the best business plan, the 3 critical sales skills, how to get clients to a 10, the very best way to cold call, why nobody is reading your emails, the #1 sales skill that no one is using, how to create your own opportunities, the power question to ask every client, the top traits of high-performing salespeople, and how to program yourself for much greater success! Pay attention, take notes, and then immediately apply what you learn!

Stefan Rybak has 47 years of experience in the media, including (but not limited to) radio, television, print, digital media, sales, sales management, station management, management consulting, and professional speaking.

You get FREE registration as a NBA member! Sign Up Today at link below!

RTDNA-Google Election Fact-Checking Training Program
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
1 PM CST

Presenter: Mike Reilley – Earned his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from UNL and is now Senior lecturer teaching data and digital journalism at UIC in Chicago

RTDNA and the Google News Initiative are bringing training on digital tools for
elections coverage to broadcast and digital newsrooms, to equip journalists with
cutting edge resources and strategies for comprehensive election reporting.

“With AI at the forefront of the tech and media during an election year, these tools
and techniques have never been more important,” said Mike Reilley , lead trainer
for the initiative. “With the immediacy of the web and broadcast, reporters are
under a lot of pressure to deliver news quickly. And these resources can help them
deliver it accurately.”

The NBA, in cooperation with the National Alliance of State Broadcast Associations (NASBA), has partnered with RTDNA & Google to bring you this FREE Election Fact-Checking workshop.

No registration needed just click here to attend on June 19
Click here for the session handout

Mike Reilley is the author of two books, “Data + Journalism” Routledge (2023) and “The Journalist’s Toolbox: A Guide to Digital Reporting and AI” (Routledge, January 2024). He is the lead trainer for the RTDNA-Google News Initiative Election Fact-Checking Program and the ONA/Microsoft AI in Journalism program.

Mike speaks and teaches at national, regional and local journalism conferences, writes for various publications and trains journalists on data visualization, Google tools, verification, social media and other multimedia storytelling tools.

Mike’s full-time gig: A senior lecturer who teaches data and digital journalism at UIC in Chicago. He also owns Penny Press Digital, LLC, a digital consulting company that works with news companies on digital development projects and training.

Previously, Mike was the director of digital production and professor of practice at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. He served for six years as a faculty member at DePaul University’s College of Communication in the journalism program.

A former reporter and copy editor at the LA Times, Mike also was one of the founding members of ChicagoTribune.com. He taught journalism for four years at Northwestern University before working at WashingtonPost.com and AOL in 2000-01. He’s an “early adopter” of digital technologies, writing his first line of HTML in 1995.

At UIC, Mike’s data and digital journalism classes produce multimedia stories for the award-winning The Red Line Project, which covers news and urban issues in Chicago neighborhoods.

Mike is the founder of the journalism resource site, Journalist’s Toolbox AI. Read more in his bio and resume.