Leadership Training

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Broadcast Leadership Training
Broadcast Leadership Training
Broadcast Leadership Training

Program Overview

If you are a senior level broadcast executive – particularly a woman or person of color – with aspirations to advance as a group executive or station owner, this executive MBA-style program will provide you with the fundamentals of purchasing, owning and running successful radio and television stations. This program teaches you the business of the business and will help you understand broadcast operations at the highest level.

This experience will help you apply proven principles to your current position and plan your future career goals. Classes will be held in Washington, D.C., one weekend a month from September to June. Some live-online and on-demand sessions may be added.

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The Class of 2023 has been selected and will be announced and starting soon. Registration for the BLT Class of 2024 will open in February 2023. Please check back and apply at that time.

BLT classes will be held in Washington, D.C., one weekend a month from September to June with one session scheduled to be held at NAB Show in April.

September 15-17, 2023
October 13-15, 2023
November 10-12, 2023
December 8-10, 2023
January 12-14, 2024
February 9-11, 2024
March 2-4, 2024 State Leadership Conference
April 12-14, 2024 NAB Show in Las Vegas
May 3-5, 2024
June 1-4, 2024 Celebration of Service to America Awards Gala

Specific topics based on the curriculum to be confirmed for each weekend.

All participants are expected to attend every session, complete online classwork leading up to and following each session and participate in facilitated discussions.


This program was built by broadcasters for broadcasters with support from broadcasters. Developed with guidance and support from industry’s top executives, the Broadcast Leadership Training program focuses on the unique process of assessing, purchasing, managing and operating radio and television stations. As a program participant, you will receive the foundational blueprint for becoming a greater part of this industry and help diversify the voices available to the public.


This program will help you prepare for the future of broadcasting and build a brighter future for your career. Join the hundreds of graduates who have invested in their future and changed their careers by participating in this program.

Invest in your future and reach your career and personal goals with this exclusive program.

Broadcast Leadership Training

The NAB Leadership Foundation thanks the Broadcast Leadership Training sponsors:

The NAB Leadership Foundation thanks the following Broadcast Leadership Training supporters:

  • Adobe
  • Comscore
  • Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC
  • Todd Hartman, Kalil & Co., Inc.
  • TV NewsCheck