Howie Carr to kick off 5th Annual Cape Cod Radio Conference at 4Cs

April 18th event also features keynote speech by legendary broadcaster Dick Golden

Howie Carr, Boston Herald columnist and syndicated radio talk-show host kicks off the fifth annual Cape Cod Radio Conference at Cape Cod Community College Saturday April 18th starting at 9:30 a.m. 

howie_carrRadio personality and columnist Howie Carr.

Howie will meet fans, sign his book and distribute his famous magnets, cards, and bumper stickers before speaking at 10 a.m. Conference attendance is free to all.

Legendary Cape Cod broadcaster Dick Golden will keynote the event in the Tilden Arts Center Main Theater at 12noon.

Golden, whose programs are now nationally distributed by Sirius Satellite spans 4 decades in Cape radio, literally from starting on day one of a new station, to his now internationally known “Night Lights” and “American Songbook” programs that feature the very best in jazz and traditional American popular song and the music makers.

Headquartered today at George Washington University in our nation’s capital, he states that he’s really looking forward to greeting today’s radio broadcasters as well as all of his long-time listeners in this free event at the College.

dick_goldenLegendary radio broadcaster Dick Golden show here with Tony Bennett on right.

Throughout the day, 24 speakers and panelists from all levels of the industry will offer a variety of forums to discuss: broadcast techniques, writing, advertising and promotion, the business of radio, programming, the changing radio market including the new sports format on the Cape, the surge of internet broadcasting, and much more.

The latest studio technology will be demonstrated and working professionals will share some of their “tricks of the trade.” 

The Makkay Broadcast Center will be open throughout the conference for visits by the public and formal tours. WKKL will be broadcasting directly from the conference.

Cape Cod Community College is on Route 132 in West Barnstable, just off Exit 6 on Route 6.

Release and images courtesy of Cape Cod Community College.

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