Join Us for the NSMA Sports Media Convergence Summit

06.24.2019

The NSMA will host its annual Sports Media Convergence Summit, on Monday, June 24th, in the Hearn Ballroom of the Winston-Salem Marriott, beginning with registration at 8:30 am.

Here is the scheduled list of presenters along with their seminar topics:

PRESENTER(S)TOPIC
Lauren Brownlow (WRALSportsFan.com), Caroline Darney (SBNation), Joe Ovies (99.9 The Fan)Content Creation in an ADD World -- Best practices to help keep you on your audience's minds.
Jon Chelesnik (CEO, STAA)...And Make Money Doing It -- how to create your own play-by-play opportunities, and make money doing it.
Dawn Davenport and Lauren Sisler (both SEC Network)What's Going on Down There? -- the skills you need and things you need to know about sideline reporting.
Jim Gilchriest (Consultant, former TV news director)Don't Rent It. Own It -- the skills and attitude you need to take ownership of your job.
Ed Hardin (Greensboro News & Record)Ideas, Ideas, Ideas -- Writing a sports column, from idea to completion.
John Nicholson (consultant, former TV news anchor, former director - Newhouse Sports Media Center)Why You Should Sweat the Small Stuff -- things you need to know -- about how to look, sound, and perform to succeed in the industry.
Bill Roth (ESPN) & Tony Caridi (West Virginia U. Radio Network)Details, Details, Details -- what you need to know to prep for radio and/or TV play-by-play
Michael Wallace (Grind City Media - MemphisGrizzlies.com)Understanding -- the intersection of race and sports, and ways you, as a journalist should approach it.
Mike "Doc" Emrick (NBC Sports/NSMA Hall of Fame inductee)What Can You Learn From A Hall of Famer?
ACC Network Execs & Talent (TBD)The ABCs of the ACC Network --starting a conference from the ground up.


Tickets for the Sports Media Convergence Summit are $129 per person, and may be purchased, along with tickets to the NSMA's 60th Awards Weekend events, here.

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