Crisis on the Strip: Reporting in an Unfolding Emergency

Business of Broadcast

Tue. April 10

1:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Open to these pass holders:

Conference Flex Pass  

The panel will focus on the pivotal role broadcasters served in providing timely information to the public during the tragic shooting in Las Vegas in the fall of 2017. Panelists will discuss how broadcasters work alongside first responders to accurately and expeditiously gather and disseminate critical information to the public. The panel will also highlight ways that local law enforcement and broadcasters can prepare ahead of time to improve responsiveness in times of emergency.

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr will give introductory remarks prior to the panel discussion.

Moderator:

Carla Rae

Carla Rae

Morning Show Host, Comedian

96.KKLZ, Beasley Broadcast Group

Panelist:

Todd Brown

Todd Brown

Vice President/General Manager

KVVU FOX5

Panelist:

Joe Lombardo

Joe Lombardo

Sheriff

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Panelist:

Patrick Walker

Patrick Walker

Reporter/Co-Host

KLAS 8 News Now

Panelist:

Hub Brown

Hub Brown

Associate Professor

Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Public Communications

Speaker:

The Hon. Brendan Carr

The Hon. Brendan Carr

Commissioner

Federal Communications Commission


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