Radio Show Career Fair Coaches at 2012 NAB

Let the NAB’s Career Coaches guide you on your path to starting or advancing a brilliant career in the dynamic world of broadcasting.

The Career Coaches will cover a diverse array of topics including industry dynamics, branding yourself, the key to creating a powerful resume and cover letter, along with the importance of networking in today’s economy.

Meet this year’s experts!

Mark Alyn

As an award-winning host and producer, Mark is a highly skilled storyteller. From commercials to long form programs, his approach is always the same: tell a story and tell it in a compelling way.

When producing Mark’s skill sets make it possible for him to seamlessly combine creative elements with the latest technology to share a story with an audience. He keeps a project moving forward from concept to final edit, works closely with creative and crew members and makes sure a project is not only on time, but on budget

In radio, Mark has worked at networks and local stations as a reporter, anchor, talk show host and producer. His expertise includes lifestyle featuring food and travel, how to land a job with the creation of an award-winning radio show "The Job Seekers Clinic."

Mark is currently the host and producer of "Late Night Health" a syndicated radio program.

Darrell Wayne

Darrell Wayne’s extensive broadcasting career spans three decades. He’s worked as a disc jockey, production manager, program director and a station owner.

He was the program director at KROQ in Los Angeles for 6 years. On air, Darrell is known as "The Insane Darrell Wayne." He likes helping others and looks forward to working with upcoming broadcasters.

John Harper

John Harper has been in the talk radio industry since the early 70′s serving in various broadcasting positions from producer, talk show host, program director, general manager, and for the past twenty years as owner of WMEL Talk Radio AM 1300 in the Cocoa Beach/Melbourne/Palm Bay, Florida markets of the Space Coast of Florida.

In addition to his years of local talk radio ownership, John Harper has been involved with the Space Program at the Kennedy Space Center. He has served as the key anchor to all Space Shuttle and Rocket launches from KSC on the Space Coast of Florida.

When asked, John said that he is as excited as ever to be involved with the radio broadcasting industry and is looking forward to helping the next generation of radio industry leaders to grow and develop.

WMEL Radio’s web site is

John Harper will be joining us live from the studios of WMEL via google + . 09.18.2012 from 2 pm – 5 pm central time.

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