Where some outlets thrive on sensationalism and an all-out argument, public radio does not editorialize – offering diverse voices and viewpoints. Contingent on an outlet’s editorial stance and the powers
Where some outlets thrive on sensationalism and an all-out argument, public radio does not editorialize – offering diverse voices and viewpoints. Contingent on an outlet’s editorial stance and the powers in control, a news organization can endure a true roller coaster in its audience numbers. Learn about why public radio’s listenership is growing at a steady rate and how it has become one of the most trusted names out there.
- What drives people to trust specific sources
- Public radio’s model of delivering news locally, nationally and throughout the world
- The factors contributing to public radio’s growth and success
- The future of public radio: What’s next?
Florence Rogers is President and CEO of Nevada Public Radio, the public media company providing news, cultural and digital content to Nevada since 1980. In April 2007 she became the second-ever General Manager succeeding founder Lamar Marchese; transitioning Nevada Public Radio into a diversified media company and growing the community resource to an annual budget exceeding $6.7M and a staff of 50.
November 2017 Rogers concluded six years’ service as a member-director of National Public Radio (NPR). Most recently, Flo led the acquisition of signal in Reno to complete Nevada Public Radio’s statewide reach, launching NV89 a music discovery service in April 2017. Rogers also serves as the publisher of NVPR’s award-winning city regional magazine Desert Companion.
Rogers was hired by Nevada Public Radio to serve as Director of Programming in November 2000. Her US career in public broadcasting began in 1991 at KPBS-FM in San Diego, concurrently, she worked as a DJ at 91X-FM. 1995-2000 was spent in Kansas as Program Director KRPS-FM at Pittsburg State University where she also taught classes in the undergraduate broadcast production/communications sequence.
In Las Vegas, Florence Rogers has served as Chair of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber Leadership program, is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and was honored as a “2013 Woman of Distinction” by the S. Nevada Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
Born in the Isle of Wight, a small island off England’s south coast, Florence Rogers proudly became a US Citizen on January 5th, 2007, 19 years after first arriving in California.
(Thursday) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm PST
Fleming's at Town Square
6515 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Town Square Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Strengths-based coaching has been around for decades. First developed by Gallup scientist Don Clifton (and later renamed Clifton Strengths), this approach for development is used by more than 450 of
Strengths-based coaching has been around for decades. First developed by Gallup scientist Don Clifton (and later renamed Clifton Strengths), this approach for development is used by more than 450 of Fortune 500 companies. But it’s not just for big companies. Maggie Harris’ focus is small to mid-size companies.
Maggie Harris has no shortage of successes. She launched Strengths at R&R Partners in the early 2000s and saw the impact of people becoming aware of their strengths. Maggie implemented Gallup’s Clifton Strengths at Hitchcock, Fleming & Associates in Akron,
Ohio where she was a partner, resulting in being named one of the “Top 50 Ad Agencies” in which to work in the U.S. by Ad Age Magazine, the leading agency trade publication.
You can expect these top key takeaways:
1. Create awareness around the power of understanding your God-given talents and why they make you powerful
2. Why focusing on individual Strengths and the Strengths of those around you is important for growth and a greater quality of life
3. Create awareness of the global “Strengths Movement” and why it matters
4. How Strengths-based organizations are realizing greater business outcomes
5. How to manage weaknesses
6. How to become a Strengths-based organization
About Maggie Harris:
In 2002, Maggie was first introduced to Strengths-based development – and became an instant fan. As a manager of a team of very diverse people, Maggie quickly realized the value of focusing on people’s natural talents. She has witnessed the power of a Strengths-based approach and has helped organizations, individuals, managers, teams and students become the very best they can be.
Working with clients such as The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, KraftMaid Cabinetry, the Cleveland Clinic and others, Maggie developed a true understanding of how critical people are to the success of any organization. Her focus shifted from client work to Talent Development where she realized her true passion and achieved success.
In 2016, Maggie became a Gallup-Certified Strengths Consultant and began her Coaching & Consulting business. She works with her clients to reveal their true talents and teaches them how to invest in those talents to become strengths. Maggie’s area of expertise includes Executive Coaching, Team Dynamics, Leadership Training and Conflict Resolution.
(Thursday) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
There are currently 1.3 million active duty military members and 20.4 million veterans in The United States. There is a unique culture around military life, but often brands and marketers
There are currently 1.3 million active duty military members and 20.4 million veterans in The United States. There is a unique culture around military life, but often brands and marketers have no idea how to speak to us to get us to open our wallets or care. As an Air Force Wife, Marine Corp kid, and grandparents that served in the Korean War and WWII, my unique presentation will breakdown military culture, do’s and don’ts, and how you can sell to this untapped demographic that is ready to buy from brands that care and understand them.
Know for helping boring businesses stand out online, Desiree Martinez is an energetic video creator, Facebook Live host, social media consultant and speaker about strategic video and content marketing. Desiree is known for her step-by-step plans to help business, brands, and solopreneurs take actionable steps towards a successful online marketing plan. She is dedicated to helping the everyday business owners get results with their online marketing and helping bigger brands expand their marketing in new creative ways.
Her credentials include being a Social Media Examiner contributor, founder of Social Media Day Phoenix (which has been officially proclaimed a day in the State of Arizona), former Social Media Producer for CBS-5 Phoenix, hostess of the Marketing For Your Boring Business Podcast and Facebook Live show, Youtuber, and award-winning social media manager.
Desiree is a mom to two rambunctious kids, wife to a United States Airman, and avid lover of Harry Potter and pedicures.
(Thursday) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Director of Social Media at Quillin, Nathan Gomez, will be on deck to give newbies an inside look at best practices for social media campaigns and to give seasoned
The Director of Social Media at Quillin, Nathan Gomez, will be on deck to give newbies an inside look at best practices for social media campaigns and to give seasoned social media professionals insights into what they can expect going into 2020!
1. Examples of Quality versus Quantity
2. Management – What is it and how to do it/who should do it
3. Strategy – Best practices / case studies
4. How to effectively make social media work synergistically with all areas of marketing –broadcast, print, PR, and website (our attendees know this to work, they just might not be doing it right…what are the right ways to do this?
5. Best ways to easily implement Dynamic and Interactive content on your social media platforms
Originally from Salinas, CA, Nathan has lived the past 15 years in Las Vegas. He spent most of high school and college years as the bassist in a pop-rock band and had the chance to play great venues around the city. Working at CBS Radio during college gave him an inside look at marketing and how the music industry worked on the inside. During his time at UNLV he also interned with the team at Life is Beautiful Festival. That was was his first deep dive into the world of social media and where his career took off. After graduating from UNLV, he worked as a social media account coordinator before landing into the loving arms of the Quillin family.
(Thursday) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm