5th Annual "Rising Through the Ranks" Program Set For Aug. 29th-30th
April 30, 2012 at 11:36 AM (PT)
The RADIO ADVERTISING BUREAU (RAB), BMI, and MENTORING AND INSPIRING WOMEN IN RADIO GROUP (MIW) will present the fifth annual "Rising Through the Ranks" Seminar, AUGUST 29th-30th at the BMI offices in NASHVILLE. BMI will offer 25 scholarships for this year's program, which cover the cost of the training course and are designed to foster and educate emerging female radio sellers and managers within the industry.
This year’s course will primarily focus on imperative sales and management techniques, including time management skills, budget reviews and forecasting. The keynote speaker will be K5 STAR RADIO VP/GM KATIE GAMBILL. Other speakers include GRAMMY AWARD winning songwriter LIZ ROSE, LYNN ANDERSON INTEGRATED MEDIA GROUP Founder/CEO LYNN ANDERSON, WUSN/XXX GSM LINDSAY CERAJEWSKI, RAB Pres./CEO ERICA FARBER and VP/Training BRANDEIS HALL, and BMI SVP/Performing Rights KAY OLIN.
"Rising Through the Ranks has become a pillar of the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group’s annual initiatives," GREATER MEDIA VP/Corporate communications HEIDI RAPHAEL said. "With the assistance of BMI and the RAB, the MIW Radio Group is able to continue to develop, and help advance female sales managers to senior positions in the Radio industry."
"I’m very proud of the annual Rising Through the Ranks program," RAB Pres./CEO Erica Farber said. "We’ve seen many women come through this program and move into executive level positions, and with excellent speakers such as KATIE GAMBILL and LIZ ROSE sharing their experiences and knowledge, this year’s class will be poised to succeed when they return to their stations."
Scholarship applications and registration are available at www.rab.com and will be accepted now through JULY 13th, 2012. The training course is limited; applicants are encouraged to submit early to secure a spot.