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Thursday, October 7 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Student Media: Facing Challenges and Finding Opportunities

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Student media outlets are finding ways to thrive in today's changing media landscape, but they also face challenges as the student population changes. Interest in media has never been greater and that has led to new student opportunities, but at the same time, financial challenges and changing student dynamics must be met to thrive on campus. Learn how these veteran student media advisors, all board members of College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI), have helped their student outlets succeed and set themselves up to continue to do so in a time where there are more media opportunities than ever before.


John M. Morris

University of Southern Indiana


Steven Hames

CBI Secretary and Adviser, Viking Fusion, Berry College

Lisa Marshall

WMCO Station Manager/Director of Broadcasting, WMCO 90.7, Muskingum University
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Christopher Keppler

CBI IT Content Director, General Manager, WZIP-FM, University of Akron
Chris Keppler is the general manager of WZIP-FM at The University of Akron, where he is a member of the Media Studies faculty and serves as Internship Coordinator for the School of Communication. Keppler, whose media career was actually launched at WZIP, won numerous broadcast journalism... Read More →

Thursday October 7, 2021 3:45pm - 4:45pm EDT
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