GAB Radio Talent Institute Begins Today
May 11, 2015 at 6:26 AM (PT)
The second annual GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS Radio Talent Institute begins TODAY (5/11) at GRADY COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, as the opening Institute this SUMMER from the NATIONAL RADIO TALENT SYSTEM. The GAB sponsors the Institute, now in its second year, with further support from COX MEDIA GROUP.
Students with a desire and passion for broadcasting apply to be accepted into the Institute. This year, 25 were accepted into the institute, the maximum number allowed, and they come from UGA, GEORGIA TECH, FT. VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, GEORGIA SOUTHERN, PIEDMONT COLLEGE and GEORGIA COLLEGE and STATE UNIVERSITY.
TODAY’s opening session is led by CUMULUS MEDIA Chairman/CEO LEW DICKEY, followed by COX MEDIA VP/Dir. Radio Broadcast Technology SCOTT SMITH. All sessions over the ten days of the GAB RADIO TALENT INSTITUTE are taught by broadcasters from their specific area of expertise, including COX MEDIA EVP/Radio KIM GUTHRIE as the closing speaker on MAY 20th with “Now is the Time to Start Thinking Like a Pro.”