NABEF Congratulates 2014 Broadcast Leadership Training Graduates

June 30, 2014


Suzie Raven

WASHINGTON, A.M. — The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) introduced in the present day that the 2014 Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) class graduated this month, following a ten-month, MBA-fashion program that teaches the basics of buying, proudly owning and working radio and tv stations. The ultimate scholar roster may be discovered right here.

The program, now in its 14th yr, targets senior degree broadcast executives who aspire to advance as group executives or station house owners. To encourage variety in broadcasting, NABEF gives fellowships to ladies and other people of shade. A variety of BLT graduates are in various levels of station acquisition.

This yr, subjects included securing funding, figuring out stations, creating a marketing strategy, due diligence and working for fulfillment. Students had the chance to community with different broadcasters, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) employees, communications attorneys and members of the banking group.

Of the 238 previous graduates, forty three presently personal or have owned stations, and greater than ninety six have been promoted no less than as soon as. &#thirteen;
“The BLT program is a singular coaching alternative that has helped to advance many careers,” stated NABEF President Marcellus Alexander. “With annually’s graduating class, our business advantages as the printed management bar is raised.”

“The class of 2014 was one other motivated, sensible and artistic group of skilled broadcasters that I know will go on to make their mark on our business,” stated Diane Sutter, founder, president and CEO of ShootingStar Broadcasting and BLT program dean. “I sit up for monitoring all of their continued success sooner or later.”

NABEF and Sutter tapped business specialists to function affiliate deans of this system. The 2014 affiliate deans are Trila Bumstead, proprietor, Ohana Media Group; Anita Stephens-Graham, co-founder and managing director, Graham and Associates; Marc Jaromin, president, Mojo Brands Media, LLC; DuJuan McCoy, president and CEO, Bayou City Broadcasting; and Jeanette Tully, CEO, Aloha Station Trust.

BLT program sponsors embrace NAB, Bayou City Broadcasting, Cox Media Group, Legend Communications, Listener Driven Radio/Top Line Matters, Morgan Murphy Media, The Nielsen Company, Quincy, Raycom Media, Schurz Communications, WAGM-TV and Univision. Click right here for extra info. &#thirteen;

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