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Orlando, FL -- NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith recognized radio host and programmer Mamie Shepherd as the winner of the NAB Education Foundation's (NABEF) inaugural Radio Personality Project. The announcement was made at the Opening event of the NAB/RAB Radio Show yesterday in Orlando.
The Radio Personality Project is an initiative of NABEF to identify a creative and talented individual who has yet to be discovered by the Radio industry.
Shepherd's entry stood out among a variety of high quality entries. A graduate of the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, she currently coordinates programming and serves as on-air talent at the Levine Children's Hospital's Seacrest Studios broadcast media center in Charlotte, NC.
At the Radio Show, Shepherd is conducting interviews with celebrities who are participating in the event, including Ann Compton, Carson Daly and Big Sean. She also co-hosted a shift at Orlando's CBS Radio's WJHM-FM on September 18.
Follow Sheperd's story after the Radio Show on www.radioshowweb.com/rpp or the NABEF YouTube page.
The NAB Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to reinforcing the future of broadcasting through a commitment to education and to advancing excellence in the diversity and community service efforts of our industry. Learn more at www.nabef.org.
About the Radio Show
The 2013 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 18-20 in Orlando. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies for the digital age. To learn more about the 2013 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.