NABOB Partners with Emma Bowen Foundation, HBCUConnect
|RADIO ONLINE | Friday, March 15, 2019|
The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters Telecommunications Education and Management Foundation (NABOB Foundation), The Emma Bowen Foundation and HBCUConnect.com have announced a partnership in awarding at least one scholarship (and possibly more) to its membership to attend "The NABOB Media Sales Institute at the AUC" in Atlanta, June 3-13. MSI is a ten-day program designed to expose and prepare career changers, college graduates and military personnel (Post 9/11) for a career in media sales.
Since the launch of the MSI program at the AUC in 2016, 94% of the graduates have received at least one offer (and as many as eight) to start their media sales careers. The 2018 class of candidates hailed from 10 colleges, universities, and alumni associations with twenty-two sales recruiters (from ten media companies) participating in two days of recruitment and making offers to the candidates to "formally" interview with their companies.
NABOB President Jim Winston stated, "The NABOB Foundation is pleased to partner with the Emma Bowen Foundation and HBCUConnect.com. The Media Sales Institute has grown into a very effective program that produces graduates who are ready and able to perform at a very high level the day they walk into their first media sales jobs. The NABOB Foundation is proud to be a sponsor of this valuable program, which is good for the graduates and good for the media industry."
The Emma Bowen Foundation Social Media Manager Everette Harrison stated, "EBF is proud to partner with NABOB this year and looking forward to helping find candidates for this year's MSI class of 2019."
HBCUConnect.com President of Online Operations & Fulfillment Reginald Culpepper added, "Together with NABOB, we are excited to expose HBCU students and alumni to this wonderful career opportunity. We have been supporters of the program for the past 3 years; and to now a part of the process is truly fantastic. I know our members will be excited to participate; as much as we are excited to present the opportunity to them."