Slane College to Host 2009 Multicultural Broadcasting Workshop

July 1, 2010

"Striving for Cultural Diversity in the Broadcasting Industry!" The Illinois Broadcaster's Association

June 21 - June 25, 2009

A 5-Day, Expenses-Paid Hands-On Workshop in Broadcasting For High School Students at Bradley University Sponsored by: Bradley University & Illinois Broadcasters Association The Illinois Broadcasters Association and the Department of Communication at Bradley University are pleased to seek your assistance in identifying outstanding creative students who qualify to participate in our renowned Multicultural Broadcasting Workshop which will be held June 21 - 25, 2009. Now in its twelfth exciting year, this prestigious expenses-paid workshop introduces the best Illinois high-school juniors and seniors of all cultural and ethnic backgrounds to the outstanding career opportunities in television, radio, and digital communications. Our goal is to recruit, develop, and inspire the next generation of broadcasting professionals drawn from the rich multicultural spectrum of Americans in the Twenty-First Century. We seek your help in identifying and encouraging qualified applicants from your school. The five-day expenses-paid workshop will be held in the world-famous state-of-the-art Caterpillar Global Communications Center on the campus of Bradley University in Peoria. The curriculum includes hands-on experience with the most advanced industry-standard technology. Workshop students study with Emmy Award winning broadcasting professionals from the leading stations and university programs in our state. All students will be housed in a Bradley residence hall with supervision. We have room for 24 students from around the state. All the costs for the workshop (housing, meals, supplies, awards banquet, and entertainment) are underwritten by scholarships from Bradley University and the Illinois Broadcasters Association. The only cost to the students will be a $50.00 registration fee and any travel or incidental expenses they may incur. Enrollment is limited to 24 students and acceptance is competitive. Please encourage and assist in the applications from your best students. Information concerning the workshop, application procedure, and selection process is enclosed. Please feel free to duplicate all the enclosed materials for distribution to the appropriate school personnel. Applicants should be juniors or seniors in the Fall of 2009. Members of ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply and identify their status. We hope you can help us identify students who would benefit from what will be an exciting experience. If you have any questions, please contact either of us. The Workshop Director, Dr. Bob Jacobs is an "Emmy" Award-Winning producer/director who worked for Walt Disney, NBC, CBS and others before becoming a professor here, where he still produces regularly for broadcast television.


For More Information Contact Your Counselor Or... BRADLEY UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF THE DEAN SLANE COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND FINE ARTS 1501 W. Bradley Ave. Peoria, IL 61625