Kellar Radio Talent Institute Opens Its Doors Today
June 2, 2014
Untitled Document

Forty-five broadcast professionals are contributing to make this year's Kellar Radio Talent Institute a mountain top experience for 24 aspiring young broadcasters accepted into the Institute on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. The Kellar Radio Talent Institute begins today with Steve Hammel, President of the NCAB and VP/GM of WRAL-TV, Capitol Broadcasting, Raleigh, making the opening comments.

The Institute includes the Radio Marketing Professional Certification course from the RAB, with those sessions being taught by Gary Weiss, Regional VP, Radio One, Raleigh and Charlotte; Mac “Edwards” McTindal, VP/Market Manager and Pam Patton, AE, of the Beasley Broadcast Group, Fayetteville; Dick Harlow, VP/Market Manager, Dick Broadcasting, Greensboro/Winston-Salem; Larry Weiss, Market Manager, Digity Media, Greenville/New Bern/Jacksonville, NC and Mike Hartel, VP/GM of the L&L Broadcasting stations in Columbia, SC.

The ten-day Institute (June 2-11) covers practically every aspect of the industry with all sessions taught by a radio professional in his or her area of expertise, including: Tom Joyner, President of Joyner Radio, Inc. and Joyner Management Services in Cary, NC, who is doing the opening session on "Getting in, Becoming an Entrepreneur."

Leading sessions on programming, on-air and production are: Brian Douglas, VP of Programming, Entercom, Greensboro/Winston-Salem; John Hancock, Talk Show Host and Jason Furst, PD, from WBT, Greater Media Charlotte; Jack Daniel, Air Talent/PD and Rozak, Air Talent, Arroe Collins, Production Director, Clear Channel Charlotte; Brandon Dickson, Anchor/Reporter, WPTF, Curtis Media, Raleigh; Jon Wood, Air Talent/MD, Blue Ridge Broadcasting, Asheville NC/Knoxville, TN; Jason Goodman, Air Talent/PD and Dave Aiken, Asst. PD/MD, Dick Broadcasting, Greensboro; and Sean Sellers, PD/Air Talent, Entercom, Greensboro/Winston-Salem; and Voice Actor, John Causby, COO of Groundcrew Studios in Charlotte.

Dan Vallie, Director of the Kellar Radio Talent Institute, and Founder of the National Radio Talent System, said, "This all began as the answer to the question, ‘where is the next generation of talent coming from’ and the often stated comment that we need a radio talent farm system for our industry. We now have exactly that as we secure sponsorships from broadcasters and identify universities to create a Radio Talent Institute in each state. It’s exciting to watch and, admittedly, somewhat emotional at times to see students with the talent and passion to succeed in our business, complete the Institute and begin a career, fulfilling our need for young talent and the Radio Talent Institutes being the campus-to-career connection the students need. It’s impressive and heart-warming to see so many broadcasters committing both time and sponsorship to make this happen."

Individual broadcasters, groups or organizations who would like to join the National Radio Talent System in establishing and sponsoring a Radio Talent Institute on a campus in their state and region should contact DanVallie@NationalRadioTalentSystem.com or call 828-262-1502.




 
Breaking News
WMOV (Movin 107.7)/Norfolk Names Danny Meyers PD/Morning Host
WBFX (101.3 The Brew)/Grand Rapids Set To Debuts Rover’s Morning Glory
WRVW and Promotion in Motion
January 19, 2017
Afternoons With Adam Bomb Debuts on Q100/Atlanta
Beasley Media Group Names Randy Bliss OM For Fayetteville Market
Beasley Media Group Expands Responsibilities For Urban PD Tap Money
Nadine Santos Promoted To Director/Programming & Artist Relations At Music Choice
UMG And Alex Da Kid Sign Multi-Faceted Agreement
Debra Green Takes Over Nights On WSRV/The River
January 18, 2017
Gregg Nadel Named President of Elektra Records
CBS Radio Rebrands KVIL And AMPs Up The Dallas-Fort Worth Market
KDND/Sacramento Is Looking For Next Night Superstar
January 17, 2017
Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous
Randy Savage Joins Cumulus As OM Wilkes Barre/Scranton, PA Cluster
Hubbard Radio Chicago Signs Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Agreement
Jill Devine Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KYKY/St. Louis
January 13, 2017
Pandora Expects To Exceed Q4 2016 Guidance, Citing Subscription Momentum and RPM Growth
SiriusXM Launches "Hits 1 in Hollywood"
In Brief - January 13, 2017
January 12, 2017
Beasley Names Debbie Mazella Program Director Of Magic 98.3/New Jersey
The Dave & Mahoney Morning Show Returns To KXTE (X107.5)/Las Vegas
January 11, 2017
Cumulus Promotes Matt Raback To VP/Market Manager For York-Lancaster-Reading, PA
Crystal Castorena Named GM For Impact Radio Group
Justin Luvv Named Afternoon On-Air Personality/Imaging Director For WRWM/Indianapolis
Music News
Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears Among People's Choice Award Winners
Quick Hits: Adele, Train, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: Grammy Lineup, Audioslave, Third Eye Blind
Maroon 5 Scores Their Ninth #1 Top 40 Hit
Quick Hits: Lollapalooza Paris, Metallica, Brit Awards, U2, Radiohead, George Harrison, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Fifty Shades Darker, Trent Reznor
U2, Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & Chance the Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Prince
Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon
U2 Announce Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour
Quick Hits: Panorama Festival, Green Day, Billboard 200, A Perfect Circle
Ed Sheeran Releases Two New Singles
Tool, Chance the Rapper & Phoenix Headlining Governors Ball
Beyoncé, Radiohead & Kendrick Lamar Headlining Coachella 2017
Quick Hits: BottleRock Napa Valley Festival, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran
FMQB NOW

 

Question Of
The Week

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!