NextRadio, CBI Launch Contest For Winning On-Air Spot To College Students
August 5, 2015 at 12:31 PM (PT)
NEXTRADIO is seeking a 60-second radio spot to include in its NATIONAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, teaming up with COLLEGE BROADCASTERS, INC. (CBI) with a contest open to university students nationwide.
Entrants will get valuable experience creating a spot and the winner will get incredible exposure for themselves and the spot they created. To learn more about the contest and to submit your radio spot, visit www.nextradioapp.com/collegecontest.
NEXTRADIO is the smartphone app that allows listeners to see and hear local FM radio, supported by the NAB, RAB and most of the radio industry's major owners and operators.
The contest is designed to offer college students an opportunity to conceive, create and submit a commercial radio spot and compete within a real world context. NEXTRADIO and CBI are providing students from coast to coast a chance for professional development that extends well beyond the confines of a college campus.
Commented NEXTRADIO President PAUL BRENNER: "Currently, 50,000-70,000 radio spots run each month supporting the NAB NATIONAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, which launched in FEBRUARY. This is a huge opportunity for students to have their radio spot played nationally among thousands of broadcast stations and heard by millions. We will get the opportunity to showcase rising talent for the radio industry."
Added CBI President GREG WESTON: "CBI is thrilled to team up with NEXTRADIO to offer students from our media outlets this unprecedented opportunity to have their work appear in front of millions of listeners. Not only will the winners get national exposure for their talent, but they'll also be able to take advantage of the educational opportunities available to them at the NATIONAL STUDENT ELECTRONIC MEDIA CONVENTION."
The contest will run from AUGUST 17th through SEPTEMBER 18th. Winners will be announced on SEPTEMBER 28th. The first-place winner will have their 60-second radio spot included in flight four of the NAB NATIONAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, starting OCTOBER 1st. In addition to having their radio spot played on-air across the country, the winner will win one NATIONAL STUDENT ELECTRONIC MEDIA CONVENTION (NSEMC) registration in MINNEAPOLIS, from OCTOBER 22nd-24th, a two-night hotel stay at HYATT REGENCY from OCTOBER 22nd-23rd, airfare travel to NSEMC (up to $500 value), and recognition during NSEMC.