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Weekend Schedule March 1 – 4, 2018

All Weekend                On-Air Alumni Radio Shifts

Interested in going on the air Banquet Weekend? Stop by the station and choose a time on the sign-up sheet. Slots will be available First come, first served. Please note: solo alumni are limited to one hour shows, two hours for groups for the weekend. Specialty programming requires prior approval from VP of Programming, Melody Emm, melodyamberemm@yahoo.com

 

Thursday, March 1

9:00 PM                       Faegan’s “pre-show Meeting” for the early Thursday night arrivals

 

Friday, March 2

2:00 – 4:15 PM             Friday Conference, Newhouse III, Halmi Room

4:15 – 5:00 PM             Networking/Reception following Friday Conference (refreshments provided by Newhouse)

6:30 – 8:00 PM             Dinner at Varsity

8:00 – 10:00 PM                       Faegan’s

 

Saturday, March 3

9:30 – 10:00 AM                       Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting, Rm TBA

10:00 – 10:30 AM         Breakfast following meeting

10:30 – 11:30 AM         Annual Alumni Meeting, Rm TBA

1:30 – 2:30 PM             CitrusTV Open House

For those CitrusTV/HillTV/UUTV/Synapse alumni in town for the Z89 Banquet, you are invited to the CitrusTV studios for an open house on Saturday, March 3 from 11:30am-1:00pm. Come tour our new facility, meet members of the Executive Staff, and sign the alumni wall! For more information, please contact General Manager Brendan Tierney at btierney@citrustv.com.

 

2:00 – 4:00 PM             Syracuse vs. Clemson, Carrier Dome

6:00 – 7:00 PM             Pre-Banquet Happy Hour, Sheraton Syracuse, 2nd Floor, Comstock Room

7:00 PM – 12 AM         WJPZ’s 33rd Annual Birthday Banquet, Sheraton Syracuse, 2nd Floor, Comstock Room

12:00 AM                     After Hours Party, Location TBA

 

Sunday, March 5

10:00 AM – 12 PM       Breakfast & Goodbyes, Marshall Street – Varsity, Starbucks

1:00 – 7:00 PM             WJPZ Hall of Famer Dr. Rick Wright on Air, Power 620

 

 

Friday Conference! March 2nd 2018

Hi everyone, here’s the schedule for Friday conference. Look forward to seeing you all there during Banquet weekend!
March 2nd, 2018 – HALMI ROOM of NEWHOUSE III, Room 141

2:00 – 2:40pm
Ratings: What are they and how do you grow them?

What do TSL, AQH, cume, and other key terms mean? Where does WJPZ stack up in the ratings? What are tactics to grow Nielsen numbers? Learn from Mimi Griswold, Galaxy Communications VP of Programming, and become an expert on ratings.
Panelists: Mimi Griswold

2:40-3:10pm
Podcasting: Dos and Don’ts
As of 2017, 40% of Americans have listened to a podcast and that number is only growing. Find out what makes a podcast compelling and how to market it.
Panelists: Lauren Levine, Jon Gay

3:15pm-3:45pm
Z Morning Zoo Improv
We’ll provide topics, which students and alumni will perform. We’ll laugh and critique. This fun interactive panel will require audience participation and pay significant dividends, whether you’re on a zoo or host a solo show on Z.
Panelists: Hal Rood, Mina Saywhat, Harry Wareing, Scott Stabbert, Mike Kruz, Jon Gay, Corey Crockett

3:45-4:15pm
Question and Answer
Do you have questions? We have answers. Be sure to stick around for this Q&A session. They’ve been there, they’ve sat where you’re sitting, and they can answer your questions.
Panelists: Alex Silverman, Hal Rood, Jeff Wade, Lauren Levine, Corey Crockett, Mina Saywhat, Mike Kruz, Allie Gold

4:15-5:00pm
Networking / Reception
Join us for a terrific reception and an opportunity to ask
follow-up questions and network with panelists. Be sure you stick around as we wrap up the day!

Banquet 32 Weekend of Events!

Weekend Schedule March 2 – 5, 2017

Thursday, March 2

9:00 PM Faegan’s “Pre-show Meeting” for the early Thursday night arrivals

Friday, March 3

2:00 – 5:00 PM Friday Conference , Newhouse III, Halmi Room

2:00 – 2:45 PM How To: Create a Successful Aircheck to Land the Gig!

What goes into an aircheck? How long should they be? Do you

include your WJPZ weather breaks? Learn what makes a great

aircheck tape so you can stand apart from the competition and get

the position you want. Panelists: Josh Wolff, Corey Crockett, Alex

Silverman, Steve Donovan, Jeff Kurkjian

2:45-3:30 PM Be a Leaf: Branch out

The path to landing the job you want is rarely straight. Hear stories

of people who embraced unknown opportunities to get where they

are today and how that turne d out for them. Panelists: Marty

Dundics, Dave Peterson, Eric Silverman, Christy Vincent, “Deaf”

Geoff Herbert, Kevin Rich

3:30pm-4:15 PM Question and Answer

Do you have questions? We have answers. Be sure to stick

around for this Q&A session with some of our great Alumni.

They’ve been there, they’ve sat where you’re sitting – they can

ans wer your questions. Panelists: Alex Silverman, Christy Vincent,

Kevin Rich, Geoff Herbert, Steve Donovan, Josh Wolff

4:15 – 5:00 PM Networking/Reception following Friday Conference (Refreshments provided by NH)

6:30 – 8:00 PM Dinner at Varsity

8:00 – 10:00 PM Faegan’s

10:00 PM – Close Late Night at Chuck’s (If it’s open)

Saturday, March 4

9:30 – 10:00 AM Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting , Newhouse 1, Rm 101

10:00 – 10:30 AM Breakfas t, Newhouse 1, Rm 101

10:30 – 11:30 AM Annual Alumni Meeting , Newhouse 1, Rm 101

4:00 – 6:00 PM Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech , Carrier Dome

6:00 – 7:00 PM Pre-Banquet Happy Hour , Sheraton Syracuse, 2nd Floor, Comstock Room

7:00 PM – 12 AM WJPZ’s 32nd Annual Birthday Banquet , Sheraton Syracuse, 2nd Floor, Comstock Room

12:00 AM After Hours Party , 967 Ackerman Ave.

Sunday, March 5

10:00 AM – 12 PM Breakfast & Goodbyes , Marshall Street – Varsity, Starbucks

1:00 – 7:00 PM WJPZ Hall of Famer Professor Rick Wright on Air , Power 620

Scott MacFarlane

Marty D. is the best.

Scott MacFarlane NBC Washington I-Team reporter
Dave Peterson

WJPZ made my life better…mostly because I met Marty D.

Dave PetersonGM of the Wochester Bravehearts
Matt Dangelantonio

WJPZ gave me the skills and connections to work in media.

Matt DangelantonioProducer, NPR
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