2017 Conference


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The conference is being hosted for 2017 at West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX

Conference dates are Friday and Saturday, October 6 & 7, 2017.

Friday, Oct. 6

1 to 4 p.m.  CONFIRMED TOURS (a few still pending)

  • Trinity Church [they have amazing equipment!] — 1 p.m.
  • Townsquare Media [mainly radio] — 1 p.m. — limit 10
  • Newschannel 10 — 2 p.m. — limit 20
  • Newschannel 4 — 3 p.m.
  • Covenant Studio (audio production)– 3 p.m.


4-5 p.m.          First sign-in / registration — Legacy Hall – WTAMU

5:30 p.m.        Keynote speech by Lionel Cartwright , sponsored by the WTAMU Guest
Artist Series — Legacy Hall

7-9 p.m.          SCBS Fair with dinner sponsored by Street Auto Group
Agricultural Education Building

Saturday, Oct. 7

8 a.m.              Breakfast sponsored by Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council
Legacy Hall

9 a.m.              Keynote Speaker — Legacy Hall

10 a.m.            Panel Sessions
(pick from: news reporting, wildlife documentary, music business)
FAC classrooms

11 a.m.            panel session (pick from: film, sports, social media)
FAC classroom

noon               lunch — be prepared to talk about what’s going on at your school

1 -2:30 p.m.   panel/workshop sessions
(pick from: starting your own media business, drones, audio/radio)
FAC classrooms

3-4:30 p.m.    Annual SCBS Awards Ceremony
Legacy Hall

(timings subject to slight adjustment)

Click this for $25 Early Registration