Instructional Method: Online, On-DemandAbout Your Instructor
October 21, 2010 UPDATE
This webinar, which took place August 19, 2010 , provides an update on EAS and the move to Version 1.2 of CAP, and reviews what we know at this time, what we don't know, and what broadcasters can do to prepare.
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for making it possible to offer this webinar at no cost.
"The presenter did a good job of boiling down the functionality of EAS as it relates to the addition of CAP. It enabled me to get a better understanding of the implementation of CAP."
"A very good job on the delivery of information on the new EAS system"
"The presentation was a good overview on the history of emergency alert systems and provided insight about what to expect in the near future."
Ralph Beaver is President and CEO of Media Alert LLC. Beaver has over 30 years experience in virtually all aspects of communications, with a special love of the broadcasting industry. He is a member of the SBE Board of Directors, and is the current SBE EAS Chairman. Beaver has had an active working role with the EBS/EAS system for as long as he has been in broadcasting. He has worked with other broadcasters and pioneered many EAS techniques in Florida, Virginia, Texas, and North Carolina to keep our population informed. Florida has a remarkable number of fires, sink holes, tropical storms, hurricanes, and tornados each year. His Media Alert business is almost completely EAS driven. Media Alert is a communications device between Public Information Officers (PIOs) and the news media. It is designed to operate during emergencies as the system is tested every day by both PIOs and media. Beaver also works with various colleges and schools to instruct and inform students about the world of broadcast and computer science.
The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications.
This webinar was recorded on August 19, 2010 and is approximately 65 minutes long. There is no cost, but registration is required.
If you have questions regarding this course, contact Kimberly Kissel via email or by phone at (317) 846-9000.