Meet ABC2 (WMAR-TV), June 19
The first station in the Baltimore market to use the MMJ (multi-media journalist) model, station management and talent will share how they are coping with ongoing challenges to their news operation and how they are continuing to evolve.
Known for its many pioneering technological breakthroughs (the first to use a color film processor for television news and production and the first to use a Zoom camera lens for film and tape cameras) as well as having the first woman director, Janet Covington, in 1948, ABC2, WMAR-TV is marking its 65th year in broadcasting in 2012.
The pre-registration fee is $15 for BPRC members; $25 for non-members; $10 for students; guests of members are free. Register by June 8 to receive a $5.00 discount! Walk-ins will be charged an additional $10.
Welcome by Bill Hooper, Vice President/General Manager
Charley Crowson, News Co-Anchor, Good Morning Maryland
Erik Neilsen, Multi-Media Journalist, Photojournalist
Jeff Herman, Managing Editor
WHERE: WMAR-TV, 6400 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Registration and light breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m.; program and Q&A runs from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
FEES: $15 for BPRC members; $25 for non-members; $10 for students; guests of members are free. Register by June 12th to receive a $5.00 discount! Walk-ins will be charged an additional $10. Secure online registration is now available!
NOTE: If you cancel after the reservation deadline (the Friday prior to each program), you will be responsible for the cost of the reservation. No-shows will be billed.