Claire Sullentrop takes home the award for 2011 Specialty Music Director Of The Year for WSOU

Claire Sullentrop takes home the award for 2011 Specialty Music Director Of The Year for WSOU


CMJ is excited to announce the college radio-focused programming at CMJ Music Marathon! Everyday of the week will be brimming with the chance to absorb valuable industry insider information—all before attending world-class shows in the evening—but the college radio contingent should check out our special college radio events. Email collegeday@cmj.com for special student group pricing and invoices.


College Radio Mixer, Tuesday, October 16
The CMJ College Radio Mixer, hosted by the New Zealand Music Commission, 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. Refreshments will be provided to fuel you as you expand your social network. Stick around for the New Zealand showcase happening immediately after!


New For 2012! College Day Round Tables, Wednesday, October 17
The round tables will host small groups lead by respected members of the music industry community. Each industry member will bring to the table a radio-related relevant topic creating an opportunity for like-minded individuals to get together to share ideas, debate, brainstorm, and learn about specific aspects of the music industry and community in an exciting hands-on way. Bring your business cards and get ready to tackle college radio’s problems!


CMJ College Day, Thursday, October 18
The big event! Join us Thursday, October 18th in the Rosenthal Pavilion of NYU’s Kimmel Center for our always-anticipated College Day! College Day offers an opportunity for the folks behind college and community radio to come together and stir things up. The day offers radio-centric panels, exclusive performances, breakfast, lunch and performances courtesy of Sounds Australia, and chances to mix with fellow radio and industry members. The day caps off with the CMJ College Radio Awards, celebrating everyone from the lauded Station Of The Year to the tongue-in-cheek Sexiest Phone Voice.

College Day Panel: Music Directors’ Summit – Whether you are dealing with bullying, budget constraints, or unruly DJs, no question is too big or too small (or off-limits) when past and present music directors get together and tell all.

College Day Panel: It Takes A Village – 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.

College Day Panel: DIY For All Sizes – Economic slump got you down? These budget-wary mavens and high-profile station members will show you how to put together events, organize fundraisers, and raise station awareness while running as efficiently and effectively as possible.

College Radio Awards At College Day – We reward the best and the brightest for their dedication and accomplishments in college radio. Watch this space to see how to get on the bill and check out last year’s winners and nominees.


Additional College Radio Panels, Friday, October 19
College Day might be over but your week of radio education is not! Catch these goodies in the convention center, among the many other industry panel offerings.

The Impact and Traction of College Radio – What impact is college radio having on the new music industry? This panel will look at music trends, artist examples, and the digital domain along with specific advice on what is working well at college radio.

More panels TBA!