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NRB 2012 Press Conferences

Press Conferences Scheduled for NRB 2012

MicrophonesMembers of the Media are invited to an exciting line-up of press conferences at NRB 2012 so mark your calendars! Every press conference will take place in Governor’s Chamber D unless otherwise noted. 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2012

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  (Governor’s Chamber D)
CPC Closed Captioning

Learn more as CPC Closed Captioning unveils its new Automatic Time Stamping (ATS) software for closed captioning, which speeds closed captioning workflow by many orders of magnitude. Since most religious broadcasters are required to close caption their broadcasts, ATS will save them time and money!
Contact: Sid Hoffman, shoffman@cpcweb.com

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2012

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  (Presidential Chamber A)
Israel Ministry of Tourism

Have you ever been to Israel? From the majesty of Old Jerusalem to the awe-inspiring history of the Wailing Wall – from the peace of the Garden Tomb to the unmatched beauty of the Dead Sea – Israel beckons Christians to come and explore the pages of Scripture in the land where Jesus walked. At this press conference, a high-level Israeli Minister will be present, and will take questions from members of the media. Pre-registration is highly recommended.
Contact: Mark Liebermann, mlibermann@geoffreyweill.com

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  (Governor’s Chamber D)
Truli Media Group

Join the leadership of Truli as they give you a peak into the world’s largest community of faith-based Christian multimedia and social interaction. Learn more about Truli as well as how both users and ministries can become a part of something unlike anything offered to the Christian community today.
Contact: Lucinda Rojas Ross, lross@stfpr.com

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  (Governor’s Chamber D)
America for Jesus 2012

Because prayer changes things and because America is in a state of emergency, One Nation Under God, a coalition of ministries that organized Washington for Jesus in the 1980’s and 90’s – which drew hundreds of thousands of Christians to Washington, D.C., to pray for America – will announce a national call to prayer. The America for Jesus 2012 event will unite Christians of all races, parties, and denominations to pray in Philadelphia for the healing of America 40 days before the nation casts its vote for President. Further details will be announced at the NRB 2012 press conference.
Contact: Julie Shutley, JShutley@alarryross.com

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  (Governor’s Chamber D)
Proclaiming Justice to The Nations

This session will focus on the rise of the “new” global anti-Semitism and the role Christian media must play in presenting a biblical worldview on this critical issue. Moderated by PJTN Founder and President Laurie Cardoza-Moore, panelists will include Joseph Farah, Editor-in-Chief of Worldnet Daily; Itamar Marcus, President of Palestinian Media Watch; Rabbi Dr. Gerald Meister, formerly with the Foreign Ministry of Israel; and other key experts. Resource: www.pjtn.org
Contact: Jackie Monaghan, morningstarpr@comcast.net

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (Governor’s Chamber D)
Liberty Institute

Liberty Institute’s “Don’t Tear Me Down” press conference is designed to create public awareness and galvanize support for religious and veterans’ memorials currently under attack by atheist groups. President and CEO, Kelly Shackelford will discuss ongoing Supreme Court cases. Special music by Jon Christopher Davis.
Contact: Greg Wooding, gwooding@libertyinstitute.org

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Governor’s Chamber D)
Zion Oil and Gas, Inc.

Zion Oil and Gas will be making an announcement regarding recent developments in their current exploration for oil and gas in Israel.
Contact: Matt Dickerson, matt@truepotentialmedia.com

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  (Governor’s Chamber D)
VITAC

New FCC Caption Requirements: How will they affect you?
Last year saw two new rulings from the FCC regarding captioning: one requires non-profit producers to caption their programming, the other sets benchmarks for captioning programming delivered via IP (on-demand, on the Internet, etc). Find out how you will be affected by these new requirements and how to be prepared when they take effect. VITAC, the nation’s largest closed captioning provider, will explain your options for compliance, while helping to increase your viewership.
Contact: Marie Hoffman, Marie.Hoffman@vitac.com

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  (Governor’s Chamber D)
Sight and Sound Theater

If you’ve never been to the Sight and Sound Theater – you don’t know what you’re missing! Their spectacular presentation of God’s Word is impressive and unique. Come learn more about this exciting ministry and NRB 2012 Exhibitor.
Contact: Rob Batchman, Rob.Batchman@sight-sound.com

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  (Governor’s Chamber D)
Christian Aid Mission

All media are invited to meet and interview the new President of Christian Aid Mission, Randy Vaught. He will discuss the role of indigenous missions in the new media and international broadcasting. Vaught will also address the “boots on the ground” follow-up that Christian Aid implements to help the missions programs that they assist in over 122 countries.
Contact: Bill Bray, bill@ChristianAid.org