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
eQB NOW
CBS Corporation Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
Pandora Reports Q4 and Full Year 2015 Financial Results
Jason Kidd Joins Mix 107.3/Washington, D.C. As Afternoon Drive Personality
Z90/San Diego Co-Host Named For “Morton In The Morning”
In Brief - February 12, 2016
February 11, 2016
Charlie Walk Named President of Newly Formed Republic Group
Warner Bros. Ups Luke, Ravikoff in Rock Promo Positions
Entercom Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Nielsen Reports 4th Quarter And Full Year 2015 Results
WBLI/Long Island Announces Drive Time Live With Syke & M.J.
February 10, 2016
iHeartMedia Promotes Senior Programmers To Executive Vice Presidents
CBS Radio Celebrates Grammy Awards With Over-The-Air & Digital Programming
February 9, 2016
RAB: Radio Increasing Focus On Digital Sales
107.1 The Brew Is Sacramento's New Home For Rock
In Brief - February 9, 2016
February 8, 2016
"Saturday Night Online" Rebrands As "Most Requested Live With Romeo"
iHeartMedia Names Travis Moon Director of Country Operations for the Austin-San Antonio Region
Entercom Kansas City Announces Appoints Alan Furst PD Of KMBZ
February 5, 2016
Stu Bergen Named CEO, International & Global Commercial Services For Warner Music Group
JoJo Turnbeaugh Named SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Las Vegas
In Brief - February 5, 2016
February 4, 2016
John Strazza Joins RECORDS
Greater Media Promotes Buzz Knight to SVP of Program Development
Music News
Kanye Debuts New Album at MSG, But No Official Release Yet
Quick Hits: Drake, The Grammys, Dr. Dre, Glenn Frey
Kanye West Unveils The Life of Pablo
Quick Hits: The Grammys, No Doubt / AFI, Bruce Springsteen, NBA All-Star performers, The Beatles, Eaux Claires festival
Gwen Stefani Announces New Album, Filming Live Video During Grammys
Quick Hits: The Grammys / Eagles, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, The Grid NYC
Taylor Swift Leads Nominees for iHeartRadio Music Awards
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin, Lionel Richie tribute, Seether, Lamb of God, Way Home festival, Good Charlotte
Beyoncé Announces "Formation" Stadium Tour, Releases New Single
Metallica At CBS RADIO’s “THE NIGHT BEFORE” Concert in San Francisco
Rihanna Reaches #1 With Anti
Quick Hits: Grammy Awards, Zayn, Adele, Dead & Company, The Monkees, The Neighbourhood
Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Dead At 74
The Entertainment World Remember Maurice White
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Future, The Lumineers, Stone Temple Pilots
FMQB NOW

Dom Theodore

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!