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2019 AWM Women’s Room @ NAB

AWM Women’s Room @ The NAB Show
April 8, 2019
7:45 am – 9 am
Westgate Hotel

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The National Association of Broadcasters annual conference in Las Vegas is one of the highlights of the year for many media industry professionals.

The AWM Women’s Room will feature a light, healthy breakfast, networking and education in discussion with leaders in the industry!

2019 Panel Description:

The Changing Media Company: Transformation & Convergence towards the New World Order
Netflix just won three Oscars.  A prominent radio group launched a Podcast division.  TV Stations will send software updates and programming to cars.  And ads are now being created completely through artificial intelligence – machine learning.  Times, they are a changin’, and most media companies are embracing the new world order.  An esteemed panel of media experts will address how they are driving their businesses towards a cross-platform, high user engagement experience to not only hold their current listeners / viewers but grow their businesses overall.

Key Topics Include: what is traditional / non-traditional media anymore; the changing consumer behavior; who are the new viewers/new competitors; what is the role of data and business intelligence; what can individuals / media companies do to prepare for the rapid transformation

Speakers:

Pam Russo, SVP and General Manager for RADIO.COM, Entercom

Elaina Smith, Nationally Syndicated On-Air and Podcast Talent, Westwood One

Laura Tomlin, SVP, National Media, The E.W. Scripps Company

Christina Villano, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Spectrum Reach

Borika Vucinic, Vice President, Network, Bell Media

Moderator – Sarah Foss, SVP, Strategic Initiatives, FreeWheel Advertisers

2019 Host Committee

The Host Committee is an elite group of individuals recognized for supporting AWM and the development of women at The AWM Women’s Room.

Patrick Walsh

President and Chief Operating Officer, Emmis Communications

Patrick Walsh

President and Chief Operating Officer, Emmis Communications

Caroline Beasley

Chief Executive Officer, Beasley Media Group

Caroline Beasley

Chief Executive Officer, Beasley Media Group

Sarah Foss

SVP, Strategic Initiatives, FreeWheel

Sarah Foss

SVP, Strategic Initiatives, FreeWheel

Maria Laing-Smith

VP of Business Development, Mr. Master

Maria Laing-Smith

VP of Business Development, Mr. Master

Christine Travaglini

President, Katz Radio Group

Christine Travaglini

President, Katz Radio Group

Michelle Duke

Vice President, NAB Education Foundation

Michelle Duke

Vice President, NAB Education Foundation

Bill Hendrich

Executive Vice President, Cox Media Group

Bill Hendrich

Executive Vice President, Cox Media Group

Kelly Perdomo

Vice President - Sports, Entertainment, Content, and Partnership Marketing, SiriusXM

Kelly Perdomo

Vice President - Sports, Entertainment, Content, and Partnership Marketing, SiriusXM

Toni Coonce

Vice President of Sales, Television, WideOrbit

Toni Coonce

Vice President of Sales, Television, WideOrbit

Josie Thomas

EVP, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, CBS

Josie Thomas

EVP, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, CBS

Mark Gorman

CEO, Matrix Solutions

Mark Gorman

CEO, Matrix Solutions

Esther Mireya Tejeda

Head of Corporate Communications & PR, Entercom

Esther Mireya Tejeda

Head of Corporate Communications & PR, Entercom

Jack Dunkle

SVP, Total Traffic and Weather Network, Affiliate Sales and Business Development

Jack Dunkle

SVP, Total Traffic and Weather Network, Affiliate Sales and Business Development

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