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The Match Game: Pairing People and Learning Opportunities for Personal Growth in Public Media

Max Duke, will discuss "What happens when we get so caught up in our job that we forget about our career?"
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn about the four stages of competence and how to find the right learning opportunity to foster growth.
  2. Explore various types of mentorship and the best time to use each type.
  3. Identify the pitfalls of mentoring and how to avoid them.
  4. Hear about the various professional development and mentoring programs offered by PBS and available to station staff.


About the Speaker

Max Duke is the vice president of station strategy & development (SSD), the primary member station communication, training, and partnership group for PBS. The SSD team serves as a local partner at the national level to ensure station sustainability, relevance, and community value through scalable technologies, distinctive local service through content, and workforce development resources. Max has spent over 20 years in public media, working at both the local station and national level. He began his career at South Florida PBS, where he developed and managed the station’s digital media presence and created public media’s first completely user-generated content platform, uVu. He later went on to serve as the station’s vice president of content and community partnerships. At PBS, he has played a central role in helping local stations prepare for an ever-changing media landscape.
CPE and PDC Information:
CPE Credits: 1.2
HRCI Credits: 1.0
PDC Credits: 1.0
Session Content Level: Overview
Instructional Delivery Style: Group/Digital Live
Field of Study: Communications
Target Audience: Members & Non-Members
Target Licensee Type: All
Prerequisites: None