NEWS RELEASE

Immediate:  October 24, 2018

Nassau Community College to Host the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System 2018 Fall Regional Conference on November 10

Garden City, NY — Nassau Community College and its radio station 90.3FM WHPC, will, for the first time, host the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s Fall Regional Conference, on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  The event will be held in the College’s CCB building (College Center Building).

The 9:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m. conference is recommended for students wishing to have a career in the media industry, specializing in radio.  NCC and IBS have invited professionals from various New York City and Long Island radio stations to speak to students about their career paths and what it takes to succeed in the industry.

On-air personalities scheduled to appear include Brady from Z100, Lee Harris and Marc Ernay from 1010 WINS, Sky Walker from 95.5 WPLJ, Jon Daniels from K-98.3, and Donna Donna from 102.3 WBAB.

Also scheduled to appear are: Mike Kaplan, the Senior Vice President of Programming at NY’s Alt 92.3; Sean Lynch & Rob Rush, the production team at Connoisseur Media Long Island; John Shea, the General Manager of Cox Media Group’s WBLI and WBAB; Matthew Sambolin, the Operations Manager at Salem Media New York; Nancy Cambino, the Marketing Director at WBLI; and Marilyn Penn-Weinshank, the Director of New Business Development for Long Island Radio Broadcasting, among others.  An FCC expert will also be available.

The event is hosted by NCC’s radio station, 90.3 WHPC.  “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone trying to get their foot in the door at a major market radio station,” said Shawn Novatt, the Director of WHPC.  “I wish I had an event like this, right in my backyard, when I was a student!  WHPC and IBS are proud to be able to offer such high-caliber guests to the students at Nassau Community College — and to other high school and college students wishing to attend.”

This conference is open to students from any high school or college/university at a cost of $45 per student, benefitting IBS.  More information can be found online at www.mediaconferences.org.

Media Contact:  Kate Murray 516.572.0611; kathleen.murray@ncc.edu

About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College is an institution where more than 19,000 full-time, part-time, Workforce Development and continuing education students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State SUNY System, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence. For more information, visit www.ncc.edu.

About WHPC
WHPC 90.3FM, The Voice of Nassau Community College, is a 500-watt non-commercial, educational radio station, serving Nassau County, eastern Queens and Western Suffolk County communities, licensed to Garden City, New York.  WHPC can also be heard worldwide online at www.NCCradio.org, and on the Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers, as well as the iHeartRadio app.  The station provides professional broadcast training to qualified Nassau Community College students, as well as members of the community.

About IBS
The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) is a trusted, experienced resource for over 75 years, for information, action, and help with college radio, TV, webcasting, podcasting, streaming, and high school radio.  IBS is a not for profit (501c3) educational association and foundation founded in 1940.  Over 1,000 radio, TV and webcasting stations are members.  More information can be found at www.ibsradio.org.

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