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Thursday, July 27 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
How to Succeed as a Local News Station Producer

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Presented by AAJA Student Broadcast Journalists

A lot of broadcast students end up as producers after college. How do you succeed as a producer? How do you work your way to a reporter, if that's the path you want to take? Hear from local market reporters and producers who can share their experience and tips for success.

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Jam Sardar

News Director, WLNS-TV
Jam Sardar is the News Director at WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan, where he’s helped move the station from #2 to #1. Before Lansing, Jam spent more than a decade as a reporter. He is also a former Michigan chapter president and a past national Vice President (Broadcast) of AAJA.

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Camille Edwards

Vice President/News Director, WABC-TV
Camille Edwards is Vice President/News Director for WABC-TV, the most-watched television station in the country. Under her leadership, WABC’s Eyewitness News is the No. 1 rated news operation in New York, the nation’s largest television market. In her role as News Director... Read More →
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Kathleen Gerrow

Kathleen Gerrow is the longest living news producer on the planet.  She produced news programs in Philadelphia over the course of three decades and even won an Emmy or two.  When she could take it no longer, Kathleen somehow got herself promoted to Assistant News Director at WCAU-TV... Read More →

Thursday July 27, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Commonwealth Hall A1