2020 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Celebration

Huppert to keynote leadership summit

April 4, 2019 11:00

RTDNA and Loyola University Chicago are pleased to announce storyteller Boyd Huppert will be joining the faculty of this July’s Anchor and Producer Leadership Summit to present one of two keynotes.
NEWApply by April 30 for one of 10 scholarships toward tuition, travel and lodging. Scholarships are available for journalists of color or working in small markets.
Registration for the summit is open now, and radio and television anchors and producers are invited to attend the two-and-a-half day training focused on news ethics, storytelling and newsroom leadership this July 10-12. 

Huppert will present a keynote session on “Capturing and Coaching Powerful Stories.”

Huppert produces and hosts KARE 11’s weekly “Land of 10,000 Stories” segment. He is also a general assignment reporter.

His writing and reporting has been recognized with 16 National Edward R. Murrow Awards. Boyd is also the recipient of a national Emmy for feature reporting, more than 100 regional Emmys, the Scripps Howard Award, and multiple Sigma Delta Chi and National Headliner Awards. He was also entered into the Emmy Silver Circle for career contributions to the television industry.

He began his television career in 1984 at WSAW-TV in Wausau and has been with KARE 11 in 1996.

Huppert is a sought after trainer as well as storyteller and over the years his advice has been highly valued among RTDNA members and friends, including his tips for using Facebook, approach to overcoming obstacles, insight into the writing process and one shot to insure every story connects.
When: 1pm Wednesday, July 10, to 4pm on Friday, July 12
Where: Loyola's Water Tower campus - Schreiber Center, 16 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611
Who: Radio and TV anchors and producers who want to lead in their newsrooms
Cost: $295 for your newsroom's first attendee (or $249 for members) and just $199 for each additional attendee.

NEW: If you can't catch Boyd at the leadership summit, he'll be at RTDNA's 2019 conference, Excellence in Journalism, Sept. 5-7, to help you pump up your storytelling muscles.


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