CONFERENCES & TRAINING

2015 PD Workship

Saturday, September 26 - Monday, September 28
Pittsburgh, PA

Considered one of public radio's premiere training opportunities, the PDW is packed with information to help you develop the skills necessary to be a successful, productive program director. Many of today's most accomplished and well-known programmers are graduates of this outstanding workshop, and anyone who makes station programming decisions or aspires to do so is urged to apply!

PRPD members who register for the conference are eligible for a $150 discount the PD Workshop fee.

Two of the best programmers in public radio will be your teachers. Scott Williams (KJZZ/KBAQ, Phoenix) and Sheila Rue (WUSF, Tampa) are outstanding trainers who represent more than 50 years of public radio programming experience. Both have led stations to new levels of audience service, on air performance and financial success.

The workshop agenda is packed with information to help you develop the skills necessary to be a successful, productive program director. During the workshop you'll learn about:

  • formatics
  • scheduling
  • mission
  • your station's image and positioning
  • programming appeal
  • practical uses of research
  • station sound
  • airchecking
  • practical digital applications
  • promotions
  • on-air fundraising
  • team building
  • goal setting
  • establishing your station in your market

Workshop fees:

PRPD members = $500
with conference registration
$650 standalone

Non-Members: $1000