Clear Channel Establishes 'Audio Innovation' Scholarship At Berlin School
June 12, 2013 at 5:22 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT and THE BERLIN SCHOOL OF CREATIVE LEADERSHIP at STEINBEIS UNIVERSITY BERLIN have launched the “CLEAR CHANNEL Scholarship for Leadership in Audio Innovation” at the school's Executive MBA in Creative Leadership Program.
The scholarship, worth 53,000 Euro, starts MARCH 16th, 2014, with entries accepted now through OCTOBER 31st and judged on both professional and academic profiles, as well as applicants' response to a special essay question about innovative audio strategies. CCM+E CEO BOB PITTMAN will appear with BERLIN SCHOOL Pres. MICHAEL CONRAD in CANNES on TUESDAY (6/18) for a discussion of PITTMAN's "strategy for fostering creativity and innovative thinking at CLEAR CHANNEL."
“We are proud to work with the BERLIN SCHOOL and our new Creative Council to award this scholarship to the audio industry's next creative innovator,” said PITTMAN. “Joining forces with the BERLIN SCHOOL to drive education and awareness of the value that audio advertising offers is a key initiative for us, and the BERLIN SCHOOL is a perfect global partner to foster such training and development. I am also so pleased to welcome the amazing talents who have joined our Creative Advisory Council which I am confident will make a lasting impact on the media landscape in both audio and out-of-home.”
On the Creative Council are JWT's JEFF BENJAMIN, DIGITAS' LINCOLN BJORKMAN, DROGA5's ANDREW ESSEX, TRIBAL WORLDWIDE's PAUL GUNNING, STARCOM MEDIAVEST GROUP's JONATHAN HOFFMAN, CRISPIN PORTER + BOGUSKY's ANDREW KELLER and CHUCK PORTER, TAXI's PAUL LAVOIE, THE BARBARIAN GROUP's BENJAMIN PALMER, Y&R's DAVID SABLE, and R/GA's TARAS WAYNER.
According to the press release announcing the scholarship, "The ideal candidates should be accomplished senior executives in the creative industries with a strong professional background and track record of creative excellence. A bachelor’s degree is required." To apply, click here.