August 25, 2017
Registration for the Maker's Mark Tour is Now Closed!
Due to a better than expected response, registration for the Maker's Mark tour during this year's Annual Conference is now closed. The event is filled to capacity.  If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for the tour please email Karen at

Furthermore, if you  have already registered for the Maker's Mark tour and cannot attend, it is imperative that you let the KBA know as soon as possible to allow someone on the waiting list to have your reservation. Reminder: The buses traveling from Louisville to Loretto will depart from the Galt House Hotel at 11am sharp on Monday, October 9, 2017. 
Annual Conference Spotlight on Sessions

Check out these sessions to be held at the KBA Annual Conference, October 10th.
You won't want to miss the sessions below presented by Al Tompkins!

Separating Fact From Fake News, Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Breathitt Room, 2nd Floor, Suite Tower

Fake News is not just news that somebody wish had not been reported.  It is a real phenomenon that requires journalists to develop news skills to detect it and protect themselves from it.
In this practical interactive session you will:
-Learn how to use hidden digital metadata to discover altered images and documents
-Learn how to use photo comparisons to discover the origin of altered images
-Learn the four key questions that journalists must ask as part of a critical thinking process
-See real examples of how small edits totally change the truth
-We will take legitimate news headlines from mainstream websites and in less than 30 seconds alter them right before your eyes
-You will see how news fakers do their business creating believable fake tweets and social media posts

Al's Jaw Droppingly Cool Tools, Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Nunn Room, 2nd Floor, Suite Tower
Bring your smartphone/iPad
You will learn the coolest new stuff you can do on your phone or tablet.  Most of it is free and none of it requires coding skills or more than two minutes of work. Our goal will be for you to learn and USE new tools in this session that you will put into practice on the job during your next shift. 
-See a new tool that takes in your video and transcribes it word-for-word with timecode
-Learn how to record and edit video, like a standup or interview, with b-roll on your phone
-See a new tool that allows you to embed audio on a 360 image that you can post on Facebook
-Learn to create stunning graphics in your phone
-See how you can build an interactive map just by ingesting a spreadsheet
Conference Updates and Reminders!

One week left to register for free! This is a reminder that all attendees must register individually for the KBA Conference. You may register online or download the KBA registration form and email to
This conference is a FREE Member Benefit of the KBA! This year, you must register by September 1, 2017. 
At that point, the room block will be closed. If you have not registered by that date, you and/or your station will be charged a $100.00 registration fee per person.
After September 1, 2017, lodging is not guaranteed. We appreciate you adhering to this new policy. When working with hotels, we have deadlines we must meet for food and beverage and meeting space. Your adherence to this guideline will  assist us in having a wonderful 2017 KBA conference.

Wear your Name Badge! 
It is important to wear you name badge at all times while atten ding the KBA conference. You must have your badge to attend any KBA sanctioned events. The Maker's Mark Tour, Cruise on the Belle of Louisville, Bourbon Tasting all require you to wear your badge.  

Station Visits

Henry's Travels across the state continued this week in the Eastern part of the state. Accompanied by District 7 KBA Radio Director, Jeff Ray, site visits discussing KBA member benefits were conducted at WLGC-FM in Ashland and WDGG-FM in Huntington, WV.

If you would like to schedule a time to discuss KBA member benefits with Henry, please contact the KBA to schedule a visit to your station. 
Henry pictured above with MJ McKay from WLGC-FM, Kool Hits 105.7 FM 
The KBA has produced a 2017 membership directory.  Directories are available online and a hard copy will be available soon. To access the online directory, visit and click on the Member Directory tab. The password is kba@directory17. If you do not see yourself or your company, listed please contact Liza by emailing or Karen at  

The Kentucky Broadcasters Association presents...
Radio Advertising Bureau's
Did you miss this month's live seller webinar from RAB? No worries, click here to find the link to last Tuesday and Thursday's How To Develop Effective Local Advertising Strategies webinar recording for our members who may have participated. 
The link includes a survey, PDF of the slides, the on demand webinar, etc.   

How To Develop Effective Local Advertising Strategies

97% of people selling radio advertising today don't have a degree in marketing or advertising. With the proliferation of new ways to advertise, local advertisers are inundated with salespeople and shiny new toys. Now, more than ever, it's critical for today's broadcast professional to be an expert resource on marketing and advertising for local businesses.

FREE LBS Training!  

Are you using this FREE member benefit? KBA offers access to the LBS Weekly Sales Videos free to all members! Your station's whole sales team can have their own personal LBS accounts at no additional cost! If you need login information, simply contact the KBA and we will be glad to help you get started. Don't miss out on these wonderful trainings!

This Week's 3 Videos: Professional Development, Avails, Yellow Pages
Professional Development: Gary Moore discusses the connection between professional development and revenue generation and tools you can use to accomplish both!
Avails: Sally Kohn covers the vital information that you need to have when making an avail request for a media buyer and some tips for maximizing your probabilities for closing the sale.

Yellow Pages: Ron Steiner presents a series on how to sell against Yellow Pages!

Happy Selling!

Has your station scheduled an ABIP Inspection this year?
This is now a FREE Member Benefit.
Call the KBA office (888) 843-5221 or click here for details.
This service could save you thousands of dollars in FCC fines

In This Issue
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Mark Your Calendar for These 2017 Events!

KBA Board Meeting
October 9, 2017

KBA Annual Conference
October 9-10, 2017
Louisville, KY

KBA Training Roadshow with P1 Learning
November 13-17
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