Native Broadcast Summit
May 2-4, 2023 • Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ
Tuesday, May 2
Welcome Reception - Sundance Room
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Registration Opens
Introduction of Board of Directors
Clarice Chiago-Jones, NPM Board Secretary
Barbara Poley, NPM Board Vice-Chair
Anna Marie Chavez
Arizona Community Foundation President and CEO
Wednesday, May 3
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Registration - Ellis Room
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Prayer | Peter Tuluk, KCUK Station Manager
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Opening Address
Loris Taylor, NPM President/CEO
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Keynote Address
Denise Bambi Kraus, Chief, Office of Native Affairs and Policy, Federal Communications Commission (Invited)
9:30 - 10:45 a.m. IPAWS/EAS Panel
Panelists: Harland Cleveland, Emergency Management Director, Navajo Nation Department of Emergency Management; Antwane Johnson, Division Director/Program Manager of FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Program Office; Stacey Decker and Beth Walsh, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB); and Melissa Begay, Operations Director, Native Public Media.
10:45 -11:00 a.m. Beverage Break (Provided)
11:00 -12:15 p.m. We'll Get Back to the Music after this Message
about the Fires and Floods in the Area
Presenter: Brian Brashier, Chickasaw Nation Department of Broadcast Productions for KCNP; and Danae Wilson, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
11:00 -12:15 p.m. Addressing Climate Change | Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
Panelists: Antonia Gonzales, Anchor and Producer of syndicated radio program National Native News; Emily Schwing, Reporter for KUAC in Fairbanks, Alaska; Jaclyn Sallee, Koahnic Broadcast Corporation and KNBA's President and CEO; and Alexis Sallee, Host and Producer of INDIGEFI.
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Regional Meeting/Lunch (provided)
2:00 - 3:15 p.m. Planting the Seeds Collaboration and Meaningful
Ways to Partner & Share Content
Panelists: Dave Rosenthal, Managing Editor (Denver) of the Mountain West News Bureau, and Amy Linn, New Mexico Searchlight.
2:00 - 3:15 p.m. Story-led Models for Collaboration
Presenter: Colleen Thurston, Documentary Storyteller, Producer, and Project Coordinator for Native Lens, Crystal Ashike, Native Lens.
3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Video Killed the Radio Star. JK-
They're Good Friends!
Presenters: Darren Brown, Senior Content Producer for Cheyenne and Arapaho Television; and Frank Blanquet, Producer/Director of First Nations Experience (FNX).
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. The Warrior Radio Show
Presenter: John BraveBull, KLND Station Manager
Wednesday Evening - Cultural Night
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Arrival - Ellis Room
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Remarks | Gerad Godfrey, Board Treasurer
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner (provided)
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Talent Show & Entertainment | DJ Sixkiller
8:30 - 9:00 p.m. Closing Announcements
Thursday, May 4
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (provided) - Ellis Room
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks | Gabriel Otero, Station Advisory Committee Chair, KPYT
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker
LA Williams, Radio Program Manager at Diné College's KXWR.
9:45 -10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Community Service Grant (CSG) Clinic
Presenters: Jacquie Gales-Webb, Andrew Charnik, Ken Goulet, Imad Khalid, Sharon Simmons and Forrest Lillibridge, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and Kyler Edsitty, Program Specialist, Native Public Media.
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About
Brad Deutsch, Foster Garvey Law Firm
11:30 - 12:30 a.m. Closing & Prayer