The Texas Broadcast Education Foundation is now accepting applications for $29,000 in scholarships for students at Texas colleges or universities pursuing careers in broadcast journalism, management, engineering, advertising, production or other fields within the industry.
Applications are due April 1 and require essays and various documentation.
Stations are encouraged to alert their student interns or any staff interested in pursuing a college degree to this opportunity.
Eight of the nine scholarships are in the amount of $3,000, with some reserved for students at particular institutions or at particular points in their college studies – including one for students at a two-year or technical school.
The ninth scholarship, named for TAB’s longtime leader Ann Arnold, awards $5,000 to a junior, senior or graduate student.
Most of the scholarships are named for luminaries in Texas broadcast history, including Vann Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, A.H. Belo, Wendell Mayes, Jr., Tom Reiff, and Bonner McLane who was TAB’s first executive director.
Austin PBS to join Highland Campus Creative Community. On Thursday June 7th, KRLU and ACC announced their new partnership in the Highland Campus Creative Community. The Event took place at the site of the new KRLU facilities on the Highland Campus.
The BBC has made 16,016 BBC Sound Effects available in WAV format to download for use under the terms of the RemArc Licence. The Sound Effects are BBC copyright, but they may be used for personal, educational or research purposes, as detailed in the license.
Kudos to the sixteen RTF students who civically participated along side industry professionals and leaders from around the state at the film rally day, visiting senator’s offices at the Capitol to have their own voices heard about the critical issue of the Texas Film Incentives Program!
Global Issues Speaker Series – Global Creative Media Panel Session
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Northridge Campus, Bldg. 4000/Room 4136
The convergence of creative media across disciplines and technologies around the globe is impacting how we work and live in unprecedented ways. Students in any creative field will benefit from a broader understanding of these intersections and the new global economy to succeed in their chosen fields. To be prepared for this accelerating global reality, students need exposure to issues such as intellectual property rights, global branding and marketing, digital distribution, and more. This panel session brings together experts in several of these fields to discuss the latest developments impacting global creative media.
• Fred Schmidt, Moderator
• Jim Butler, City of Austin, Digital Media and Gaming; Topic: Global Interactive Convergence
• Bill Hulsey, Principal, Hulsey PC; Topic: Intellectual Property Rights
• Yvonne Tocquigney, Principal, Yvonne Tocquigney Branding Group; Topic: Global Branding + Marketing
• Leca Guimaraes, C3 Presents; Topic: Creating, Marketing, and Producing Live Events and Music Festivals
The NAB Education Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Technology Apprenticeship Program!
They are looking for recent college grads interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes technology that makes it possible for radio and television stations to broadcast sounds, images and video to the communities across the country.
This program will expose participants to the latest broadcast technology and production equipment via hands-on training and instruction from the industry’s top engineers.
Accepted applicants will:
Attend NAB Show in Las Vegas
Land a paid apprenticeship at a radio or TV station
Get certified in broadcast technology by the Society of Broadcast Engineers
Receive expert training from the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers
Produce a live webcast from NAB headquarters in Washington, D.C.