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Student/Sports Seminar

Student Broadcast & Sports Seminar

This year, the Student Seminar will be encompassed into our popular Sports Seminar, creating the KAB Student/Sports Seminar. This new, larger event will still maintain the features you know and love from each individual seminar. We hope you will join us on May 2 at Kauffman Stadium!

Agenda for the day includes:

11:30 a.m. – Noon – Registration

Noon – 1:00 p.m. – Welcome luncheon with Hod Humiston Award and Student Broadcast Awards presentations

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Remarks from Royals General Manager J.J. Picollo

1:45 p.m.  – 2:30 p.m. – Speaker (TBD)

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Breakout Sessions (round one)

  • Creating Dynamic Play-by-Play with Nate Bukaty (Sporting KC), Dan Israel (Kansas City Chiefs), and James Westling (ESPN)
  • Connecting With and Growing your Audience: What Makes an Elite On-Air Program with Jillian Carroll (formerly KSNW), Jake Lebahan (WIBW AM)
  • Careers in Broadcast: What to Expect and Developing Your Personal Brand with Lily Wu (KWCH TV), Matt Althouse (Eagle Communications), Victoria Cassell (WIBW TV)

3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Breakout Sessions (round two, sessions repeat)

4:45 p.m. – Closing Remarks

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Tour Hall of Fame/Stadium

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Change clothes, Dinner on your own at the stadium

6:40/7:15 p.m. – Royals vs Orioles

We will continue updating this page and social media with finalized details for the event. 


Cost to Attend

Students/Educators – $10 per person

KAB Members (Professionals) – $20 per person

Non KAB Members (Professionals) – $30 per person

All registrations include lunch. Tickets to the Royals game are an additional $20 per person. Click the button below to register.

KAB Establishes Grant Program for Schools Attending Student Broadcast Sports Seminar
The KAB understands that schools may not have the budget to travel long distances to attend our Student Awards Event/Presentation. Therefore, we are offering grants to schools based on size and distance from event location. If you are interested in applying, please fill out our grant application form.


For more information on entering the KAB Student Broadcast Awards, please click below.


2023 Student Awards Page