June 30, 2018

WideOrbit Connect: Get to Know Our TV Speakers

We asked station group executives about what they wanted from WideOrbit Connect 2018, and the people have spoken: they want to hear from one another! WO Connect 2018 will feature TV traffic and station operations pros, speaking about what they’re doing to solve problems and advance their businesses.

We’ve curated an exciting lineup of highly qualified co-presenters to share their expertise alongside our in-house experts. Here are just a few of the ‘industry guest stars’ you can expect at WideOrbit Connect, August 21-22 in San Francisco:

  • Anne Schelle is a foremost expert on the new ATSC 3.0 broadcasting standard and how it will change station operations. Anne is Managing Director of Pearl TV, a consortia of eight top station groups working to develop next-generation broadcast television platforms, and a Board member of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC).
  • Kris Binder, Gray Television’s Corporate Traffic Manager, will share the triumphs and heartache of centralizing sales, finance and traffic operations for a 93-station group into a single hub. A two-time Emmy Award winner, Kris has been part of the broadcast TV industry for more than 25 years.
  • Lynn Rosenberger is Lead Traffic Manager for AT&T SportNet in Pittsburgh. As you might expect for a network that handles live baseball, hockey and football, Lynn has handled nearly every live event interruption you can imagine. She’ll share her experience and best practices for handling unexpected news, weather, and sports on Day 2 of WideOrbit Connect.
  • Karen Youger is Director of Sales Operations for Gray Television, where she led the company’s recent conversion to a self-represented sales model. Along with members of the WideOrbit Professional Services team, Karen will share how she uncovered ways to improve Gray’s station hub and get them implemented across the company. Her experience will give you plenty of ideas for improving processes at your business.
  • Glennis Crowell, Executive Director, Traffic Systems for Raycom Media, who is using traffic data and business intelligence software to pinpoint new ways to grow revenue. Glennis will demonstrate how she collaborates with sales teams on ways to improve their effectiveness and optimize inventory value.

Along with these guest speakers and a two-day agenda chock-full of great presentations, we’ve built in plenty of time for everyone to network, relax, and share their stories. Want to learn more? Head over to our dedicated WideOrbit Connect site and register today!

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