The Kansas Association of Broadcasters held their annual convention this week in Manhattan. The three day event featured sessions designed for broadcast engineers, management, programming, news departments and sales.
Two deserving individuals were inducted in the KAB Hall of Fame…
–Mark Vail, a long-time Kansas broadcaster who now runs his own small market radio consulting firm.
–Bob Newton, producer-engineer for the IMG/Jayhawk Sports Network for the past 30 years. Bob was also presented with the KAB Distinguished Service Award.
Northwest Kansas on-air personality Joe Vyzourek was recognized as the “Small Market DJ Personality of the Year” for his morning show heard on KXXX-AM, Monday-Friday.
Numerous speakers entertained Kansas broadcasters throughout the event, including Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) and Mark Mayfield (markmayfield.com).
The KAB’s mission is to provide professional lobbying and governmental representation, efficient communication and effective recruiting, education and training for Kansas broadcasters, and to promote free over-the-air broadcasting for the purpose of enhancing the success of Kansas broadcasters and helping them better serve the people of Kansas.
To learn more, visit kab.net.