Post-Conference Professional Development: YoPro DC

Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 9:00am to 3:00pm ET

FREE with Conference Registration | Space is Limited

Join your fellow YoPros for a collaborative and engaging day of professional development. Together attendees will participate in thought-provoking presentations, discussions and tactical and hands-on exercises. The day will cover a range of topics such as, leadership skills, management basics, public media 101, teamwork, project management and so much more. Attendees will leave this workshop with not only resources to help them tackle their next big project and shape their public media career, but also with new network of public media professionals to give them advice and support throughout their career journey.

The mission of YoPro is to connect and develop professionals who are new to their career or position in public media by empowering and supporting their individual leadership paths. YoPro is open to all ages, positions, lengths in public media and career trajectories. Learn more about YoPro at pbs.org/yopro.

Learning Outcomes:

As a result of attending YoPro DC, participants will:

  • Gain at least 3 resources and tactics to help further your public media career
  • Expand public media networks by connecting with at least 3-5 new professionals in your region and/or professional department to reach out to beyond the workshop and obtain professional guidance and support
  • Grow understanding of public media
  • Further develop leadership skills and abilities to better station, position and the public media system Further develop leadership skills and abilities to better station, position and the public media system

This day long workshop will have hands-on exercises, group activities, networking opportunities and thought-provoking discussions.

To learn more, please visit the YoPro website.

Speakers: Amy Lust, Associate Director, PBS; Danielle Iannelli, Coordinator, PBS; Jennifer Hinders, Director, PBS; Holly Dejong, Assistant Director, PBS