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RAB Names Panel of Radio's Rising Stars


Several members of the 2012 class of the Radio Ink/RAB Rising Stars will appear on a special panel at the upcoming Radio Show in Dallas. It's a panel you will not want to miss. We believe these are some of the future stars of our industry that have the talent to run sales departments, lead programming divisions and operate radio stations.

The one-hour session will be held at 1:15 in the Hotel Saphire Room at the Hilton Anatole on Wednesday, September 19th. Here are the five stars that were chosen for the panel and the topics they will discuss. All of these panelists, and 35 others from across the industry, are featured in the August 27th issue of Radio Ink Magazine.

Lindsay Cerajewski, General Sales Manager for CBS Radio in Chicago (moderator). Halley Phillips, Director of Digital, Big River Broadcasting Corporation, Jeff Rovinsky, General Sales Manager, Clear Channel Radio, Jennifer Smart, Founder/Program Director, JENNiRADIO and Danny Bortnick, Vice President, Director of Sales, CBS Radio.

What they are saying about being chosen for the panel...
Im truly humbled and honored to be recognized in the Rising Stars of Radio. One of my favorite aspects about the radio industry is that anything is possible. That goes from our day to day business, as well as growth opportunity at my current organization CBS. I think its important that when you wake up in the morning, you love going to work. I feel that daily in the radio industry and at CBS
...Danny Bortnick

The recognition by Ed Ryan and Radio Ink magazine as one of Radios Rising Stars is a tremendous honor.  I am looking forward to learning from my peers as a part of the prestigious RAB panel for upcoming Radio Show in Dallas.  I am proud to represent all of the rising stars and talented young professionals across the radio industry.  I am excited about the future of radio and all of the opportunities that exist with this ever evolving medium.  
 ...Jeff Rovinsky

"Im extremely pleased that the industry leaders at the NAB, RAB and the Steering Committee for the Radio Show would create a session focused on up-and-coming talent from all walks of the radio industry.  I anticipate delving into how invigorating a career in radio has been for my rising star contemporaries and hope to share what motivated everyone to enter the business, thrive in it and of course recruit radios future stars.  I also am excited to discuss what radio can do to appeal to new talent-and how we all anticipate to evolve as our business evolves."
Lindsay Cerajewski

Topics will include:
- How do radios future leaders foresee programming evolving?
- What new revenue streams are there to be discovered?
- What digital platforms will prove viable? Where will next-generation sellers and talent be found?

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