Programs and Events


Meet the Philadelphia News Directors: Read about coverage on PhillyChitChat

Left to Right: Anzio Williams, Jim Driscoll, Lori Doyle (Drexel), Al Tedesco (Drexel), Susan Schiller, Chris Satullo and Tom Davis

Meet the News Directors in Philadelphia- January 8, 2014, 8:00am-10:00am
NATAS Mid-Atlantic and Drexel University co-hosted a panel discussion with the News Directors from the Philadelphia region. It was a unique opportunity to hear from the decision makers about news trends, the challenges of covering news in the region and the importance of social media. The panel was moderated by Susan Buehler, Bellevue Communications, a NATAS Mid-Atlantic Past President.
The panel includes:

Tom Davis, 6ABC
Jim Driscoll, FOX29
Chris Satullo, WHYY
Susan Schiller, CBS3
Anzio Williams, NBC10
Moderated by Susan Buehler, Bellevue Communications

Left to Right: Bernie Prazenica, Rob Royal, Lori Doyle, Al Tedesco, Susan Buehler, Tom Davis

2013/2012 Programs
Drexel University Celebrates 60 Years of "Today" with Jane Pauley, Steve Friedman and Stephen Battaglio

When: Monday, January 23, 6:30pm
Where: Bossone Reasearch Center, 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia
Who: Former "Today" Anchor Jane Pauley, Former EP Steve Friedman and author Stephen Battaglio

Music in TV, Games and Film: A GRAMMY® Professional Development Event

A look at how music makers connect and work with music supervisors, film directors and game developers. 

Saturday, Jan. 14 from 1-6pm, Registration & Check-in at Noon
Discounted fee of just $15 for NATAS Members. Contact Tara Faccenda for the discount code. Registration at, Philadelphia


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2011 Programs
To register for the 2011 seminar "I Want a Job in Media", please click here. The event will be held at CBS3, 1555 Hamilton Street in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 16.

2011 Emmy ® on the Road (NATAS Networking) dates:
March 14-5pm-7pm, Lidia's Pittsburgh, 1400 Smallman St., Pittsburgh
March 16- 9:30am, NBC Philadelphia, 10 Monument Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA
March 25- 2pm, WBRE-TV, 62 Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA
March 30- 6pm-8pm, Temple University, Annenberg Hall
April 5- 7pm-8:30pm, WLVT, 123 Sesame St., Bethlehem, PA
April 7- 6pm-8pm, Joe's Crab Shack, Wilmington, DE
April 13- 5:30-7:30pm, Gigi's in Olde City, Philadelphia

2010 Programs/Events

For information on our Emmy® Nomination Parties and the Emmy® Awards, please click "Emmy Awards" above to be directed to that information.

Thank you to our panelists for the 2010 "I Want a Job in Media: Now What?" seminar held at CBS3. Panelists gave great advice to dozens of students from the Philadelphia area who attended.

Panelists included (L to R): Bruce Gordon (FOX29), Cesar Aldama (CBS3/CW Philly), Nicole Brewer (CBS3/CW Philly), Dan Stamm (NBC10) and Andrew Susskind (Drexel University).

In addition to the annual Emmy Ceremony, the Mid-Atlantic Chapter is dedicated to providing workshops, seminars and other events for our members. Exciting professional seminars, NATAS networking events and student seminars and scholarship programs are being planned for 2010. We are grateful to our 2009 sponsors for their support: Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute at Drexel University and the Paul F. Harron Graduate Program in Television Management at Drexel University. For information on all programs and Cinema Club, contact Tara Faccenda at (610) 859-8886 or by e-mail .

Payment for any NATAS event can be made by check made payable to "NATAS Mid-Atlantic" or with a credit card payment via PayPal.