WASHINGTON, DC - The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) announced today the recipients of the Professional Fellowship program. Eight fellowship recipients were selected to attend the NAB Executive Development Seminar on July 25 - 28, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Recipients were selected from a pool of qualified candidates of demonstrated ability who show promise for future advancement in radio and television.
The 2011 EDS fellowship recipients are:
WHQT-FM (Cox Media Group)
WSB-AM (Cox Media Group)
Clear Channel Philadelphia
WBAL-TV (Hearst Television, Inc.)
KJCT News 8 (News-Press Gazette)
Grand Junction, CO
WTHR-TV (Dispatch Broadcast Group)
The Professional Fellowship program strives to promote diversity and increase the number of qualified candidates at the broadcast management level. Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated ability to show promise for future advancement in the industry.
Designed to increase managerial effectiveness, the Executive Development Seminar equips attendees to meet the changes and challenges of the rapidly evolving business environment of radio and television broadcasting.
The NABEF Fellowship program is made possible through the generous support of the Robert M. McCormick Foundation and NAB.
About The McCormick Tribune Foundation
The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is committed to fostering communities of educated, informed and engaged citizens. Through philanthropic programs, Cantigny Park and museums, the Foundation helps develop citizen leaders and works to make life better in our communities. The Foundation was established as a charitable trust in 1955, upon the death of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is one of the nation's largest foundations, with more than $1 billion in assets. For more information, please visit www.McCormickFoundation.org.
The NAB Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public interest in supporting and advocating: education and training programs, strategies to increase diversity, initiatives stressing the importance of the First Amendment, community service, philanthropy and timely broadcasting issues. Learn more at www.nabef.org.
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.