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04/18/2002
Roundtable Panel Expanded For Broadcasting Career Discussion

FOR RELEASE: Immediate: Thursday, April 18, 2002
CONTACT: Judith White (518) 629-8063 or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
http://www.hvcc.edu

A panel discussion detailing careers in broadcasting has been expanded to include 10 area professionals representing various specializations within the industry.

The "roundtable" discussion will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, in the auditorium of Bulmer Telecommunications Center at Hudson Valley Community College. The event is free and the public is invited. High school guidance counselors are urged to inform their students of the program.

Hudson Valley and The New School of Radio and Television in Albany recently announced a new broadcast communications program leading to a two-year degree. The New School's assistant director, radio announcer and morning host Walt Adams, will be moderator for the panel discussion.

Joining Adams for the 50-minute informational program will be: Steve Caporizzo, meteorologist for WTEN; John Gray, news anchor, WNYT; Dave Palmer, digital producer for WRGB; Ed O'Brien, news anchor for WRGB; Julie Chapman, formerly a Baltimore television anchor and now an instructor for The New School of Radio and Television; Jason Keller, morning radio personality at WHRL; John Meaney, operations manager, Anastos Media Group; Peter Gimblet, promotions manager for Clear Channel; DJ Thomas, radio personality for KISS-FM; and Dan Mussman, production manager, Clear Channel.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.