Presented by TuneIn
Thursday, Oct. 18
NYU Kimmel Center
Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor
College Day offers an opportunity for the folks behind college and community radio to come together and stir things up. The day brings radio-centric panels, exclusive performances from Australian artists and the unique chance to mix and mingle with fellow radio and industry members. Come on in and you’ll learn a little – or a lot.
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Enjoy a morning snack while listening to live sets from Jinja Safari and Jack Ladder.
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Learn how to bring the community and your school back into college radio and strengthen the ties with these powerful allies in a time when college radio needs it the most.
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Whether you are dealing with bullying, budget constraints or unruly DJs, no question is too big or too small (or off-limits) when music directors get together and tell all.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Food for all and a flurry of fabulous Australian artists: Winter People, Big Scary, The Trouble With Templeton, Dune Rats and Emma Louise.
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Economic slump got you down? Learn to put together events, organize fundraisers and raise station awareness while running as efficiently and effectively as possible.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The CMJ College Radio Awards—the only college/noncom radio awards nominated by and voted on by those in the industry—are back and eager to reward the best and the brightest for their hard work and dedication. Awards have been kindly provided by official College Day poster artist Print Mafia. Prizes will be furnished by Champion, the official apparel sponsor of CMJ Music Marathon 2012. Voting will take place on-site at CMJ Music Marathon. Anyone with a CMJ 2012 badge may vote. See the nominees here!
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. • Solas (232 E. 9th St., between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
After all the fun of College Day, it’s time to relax with your fellow radio comrades. Message board and all-around station resource Medium Rotation is proud to present the official College Day Afterparty. Celebrating its 5th anniversary, this party is early on in the evening so that you can still catch all of the night’s shows. Lovingly presented by CJLO, CFRE, CSCR and A Man A Plan A Canal.
More College Radio Events
Tuesday, October 16
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. • Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St., between Sullivan & Thompson Sts.)
The CMJ College Radio Mixer kicks off the week of festivities with a chance to meet, greet, mix, mingle and network with your college and community radio peers. Exchange ideas and stories, find concert buddies and meet new friends at this relaxed station-only event. Snacks and refreshments will be provided to fuel you as you expand your social network. Stick around for the New Zealand showcase happening immediately after.
Wednesday, October 17
10:30 a.m. – noon • NYU Kimmel Center, Room 909
Jump into something a little different with the College Day Round Tables: small group discussions led by respected members of the radio community. Likeminded individuals get together to share ideas, debate, brainstorm and learn about specific aspects of the music industry and community in an exciting, hands-on way. This is real-life workshopping for college radio.
Friday, October 19
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. • Room 402
This panel explores ways to leverage your college radio experience to snag a promising industry job post-graduation.
Friday, October 19
11:00 a.m. – noon • Room 406
What impact does college radio have on the new music industry circa 2012? This panel analyzes music trends, artist case studies, and the digital domain, along with specific advice on what is working at college radio.