Change Password | Print Page | Your Cart | Sign In | Join
Anchor Leadership: Truth and Trust in the Digital Age
Register View Registrations Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend
Anchor Leadership: Truth and Trust in the Digital Age

 Export to Your Calendar 7/12/2018 to 7/13/2018
Where: University of Loyola Chicago Water Tower Campus
Chicago, Illinois  60611
United States
Presenter: Scott Libin & Jill Geisler
Contact: Karen Hansen

Online registration is available until: 6/7/2018
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Join highly experienced broadcast news trainers Jill Geisler and Scott Libin and their guest faculty members for two days of hands-on training presented by RTDNA and Loyola University Chicago School of Communication. Move beyond "talent coaching" and delivery polishing to learn "Skills without Script." Anchors, Producers, and News Directors will walk away with coaching skills and leadership know-how to ensure your station's on-air talent leads from the news desk and in the newsroom.


Craig Melvin, “Weekend Today” host, “Today” National Correspondent and MSNBC Anchor

Guest Faculty:

Lori Waldon, Regional Director of News, Hearst Television
Patti Dennis, Vice President & Director of Recruiting, TEGNA

Steve Ackermann, Vice President, Raycom
Candy Altman, Vice President, Hearst
Chip Mahaney, News Director, WCPO
Charles Benson, Anchor/Reporter, Today's TMJ4 - TWMJ-TV
Tracy Davidson, Anchor/Reporter, NBC10 - WCAU-TV
Leah Hope, Reporter, ABC7 - WLS-TV

Tuition is $295 for non-members. Join to save (20% off dues during May)- tuition is $249 for RTDNA members.
Bring your colleagues: Tuition is half off for additional attendees from your newsroom.

Why does this summit matter? Anchors should be leaders, not readers, which takes off-camera skills.

The curriculum will include:

The summit is limited to the first 100 attendees to register. Registration is now open.


The program will run from 9am to 5pm on Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13.

Hotel Information

There is not a room block secured for this event, but there are several hotel options near the Water Tower Campus. 

Sign in or select "Continue as Guest" to register.


Nearby hotel options:

Loyola Lodging at Baumhart Hall (managed by Loyola University)
26 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6178

Cambria Chicago Magnificent Mile
166 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.523.0905 

Tremont Chicago Hotel Magnificent Mile
100 East Chestnut
Chicago, IL, 60611
Phone: 312.924.2511

Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/ Magnificent Mile
160 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: 312.787.2900

Hotel Cass, a Holiday Inn Express
640 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.787.4030 or 312.447.2952 

Hotel Felix
111 W. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312.447.3440 or 312.447.2952

Residence Inn Marriott
201 E. Walton
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.943.9800

Triplex Downtown River North
Aloft Chicago

515 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Hyatt Place Chicago River North
66 W. Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Fairfield Inn Chicago Suites River North
60 W. Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60654


Follow Us