State Sen. Mike Flood to Speak at WSC Media Conference
State Senator Mike Flood—speaker of the Nebraska Legislature and owner of Red Beacon Communciations—will provide the keynote address at a college media conference at Wayne State College on April 4.
Flood will speak at 10 a.m. in the Birch Room at the Student Center, the site for many of the events set for the annual Nebraska Collegiate Media Association and its Golden Leaf award ceremony. The conference is being co-hosted by WSC and Northeast Community College.
The public is invited to attend all of the conference activities, including the keynote speech. There is no charge for any of the events.
The conference will begin with a tour of Northeast’s broadcasting and audio recording facilities in Cox Activities Center 179 on the NECC campus in Norfolk at 8 a.m. A shuttle service from Wayne will provided.
Break-out sessions and round-table discussions led by media professionals will be held in the Student Center and Humanities Building classrooms after Flood’s keynote address.
Afternoon activities include tours of the WSC media at 1 p.m. on fourth-floor Humanities and the 2 p.m. awards ceremony in the Birch Room at the Student Center.
Several former WSC media leaders are returning to lead the morning break-out sessions and discussions. Returning alumni include Omaha Police Department spokesman Jacob Bettin and Rhea Landholm, Grace Petersen and Cliff Starkey, all former members of the Wayne Stater editorial staff.