Schedule In Progress:*

Talentmasters 18th Annual Morning Show Boot Camp® is set for August 10-12th at The Swissotel/Chicago. 



10:00 AM

Battle of The Bits™ - Where top shows battle it out with great ideas for great prizes!  Plus, the return of The BOB All-Stars!  sponsored by Jone's ACN - Moderated by Johnjay & Rich / Kiss-FM Phoenix & KRQQ -Tucson

1:00 PM

The Producer's Pit - Team of leading producers share the latest tips on pulling off bigger than life events, getting through to top celebrities and keeping your show on top and on track. Sponsored by Nine Ball Radio NetworkModerated by Jeff Dauler - Q100 - Atlanta

2:30 PM

Extreme Morning Make-Over - One of radio's first and foremost talent gurus, George Johns, takes you through the right steps of rebuilding, re-branding and re-invigorating your show!

4:00 PM

The State of The Morning -  Special study on morning radio presented by Paragon Media Strategies - Hundreds of listeners coast to coast give their thoughts on today's morning shows, plus how technology plays into their future.

5:00 PM

The Jock Shop - Want an aircheck critique, career advice, or tips on getting your show out of a rut? Come to the Jock Shop.™ Go one on one with a handful of talent specialist who will be to repair all that ails you.

6:30 PM

Welcoming Cocktail Reception - The number one networking event for personalities in radio.  Sponsored by New Line Cinema & Bacardi



9:00 AM

A Tribute To Radio Legend Steve Dahl - Special look at one of radio's most innovative and successful personalities. Includes special video presentation.

10:30 AM

Format Forums - One of the only times during the weekend where talent break out into groups to compare ideas and thoughts with shows who target the same demo. These smaller, more intimate settings provides greater opportunity to speak up and listen closer to many of the tops show. Moderators include Scott and Andie - WKTU/Philly Stan Main - WCMF/Rochester Tim Richards KRQ/Tucson


The R&R Luncheon - A Friday tradition at Boot Camp. Aside from a great meal, you'll be treated to comedy from "The Greg Wilson" provided by United Stations Radio Networks.  Luncheon Sponsored by Radio & Records

2:00 PM

The Radio Roundtable - Led by John Gehron, a panel of top executives debate the most pressing issues facing personalities and the industry today. Get answers, Get advice. Get pumped!

3:30 PM

The Morning Playbook - A virtual road-map to putting on great shows each and everyday, even when you're not in the mood - Presented by Ross Brittain



9:00 AM

The Women's Forum - Trials, tribulations and advice from some of radio's most successful women personalities. Find out how they did it, plus the kind of show it takes to make it happen.  Moderated by Laura Cain - Star-FM San Diego

Fun & Games Off The Air - Top ways to maximize away-from-station gigs, increase talent fees and add value back at the station - With Eric The Web Gangsta - 99X/Atlanta

10:30 AM

Syndication Super Panel - Some of America's top radio stars and executives provide myths and realities of taking your show national - Scheduled guests include Bob & Tom's Tom Griswold, Radio One's Russ Parr, Premiere's Glenn Beck, Greenstone's Edie Hillard, Premiere's Kraig Kitchin  and Talk Radio Network's Mark Masters

1:00 PM

Lights! Camera! Radio! -  MSBC provides a special sneak preview from New Line Cinema's SNAKES ON A PLANE and TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY! Kenan Thompson, starring in SNAKES ON A PLANE, will be on hand to answer questions about his role in the film! And, a panel session with New Line Cinema execs to give insight to the radio world on how a Hollywood film gets promoted.

2:30 PM

2nd Annual MSBC Entertainment Awards - Following months of entries, finalists from 10 categories will be announced.  Sponsored in part by Envision Radio Networks


*Speakers/panelists/sessions subject to change without notice