Talking TV: How Journalism Students See TV News

Two J-school seniors on the cusp of graduation and entry into the local TV news job market share their thoughts on the industry, its future and their place in it in a conversation with TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp and the Broadcast Education Association’s Executive Director Heather Birks. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

BEA Cancels April 18-21 Las Vegas Convention

The group said: “We are shifting all of our energy and resources to continuing to develop backup programming options that will likely feature some combination of virtual and/or physical events or meetings. We’re also working on FAQs that should address concerns and questions you have.”

TVN, BEA Choose ‘Disrupt the News’ Winners

California State University Fullerton won TVNewsCheck‘s second annual contest aimed at showing broadcasters how younger viewers want to see TV news presented, and will accept the award at BEA’s annual convention during April’s NAB Show.

Media Staffing Network Offers New Recruitment Service

Media Staffing Network has launched the 0 to 3 Talent Bank for media companies seeking employees with three years or less of experience in sales, production, business development, on-air positions, marketing, engineering, IT and digital. According to MSN, it has invested six months in populating its 0 to 3 database with talent, much of it […]

ASU Wins TVN/BEA’s ‘Disrupt The News’

Arizona State University took top honors in a new contest aimed at showing broadcasters how younger viewers want to see TV news presented, and will accept the award at BEA’s annual convention during the NAB Show.

News Directors To Students: ‘Disrupt The News’

RTDNA members will judge entries in a TVNewsCheck–BEA challenge asking students to produce the news the way they want to see it. The winners will receive cash prizes and will be showcased at BEA’s 2019 annual convention in Las Vegas (April 6-9), which overlaps with the NAB Show (April 8-11).

Students Challenged To ‘Disrupt the News’

TVNewsCheck and the Broadcast Education Association are looking for student journalists who can create the best new approaches or formats for local TV news. The winners will receive monetary prizes to be presented during BEA’s 2019 annual convention in Las Vegas.

Local Broadcasters: A Lifeline In Florida

Day in and day out across America local broadcasters are a trusted source of critical news and information. Never is that role more important than in times of emergency and severe weather when broadcasters become a lifeline to communities in need. NAB and the Broadcast Education Association storm chasers set out once again to document the indispensable role that local radio and television stations serve as “first informers” during times of emergency. Here’s the latest installment in this powerful video series.

NAB 2016

NABEF To Host Career Fair At 2016 NAB Show

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) will host the NAB Show Career Fair at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20. The annual event will connect more than 1,000 entry and executive-level industry professionals with top broadcast and media companies. Co-produced with the Broadcast Education Association […]

Video Highlights Broadcasters’ Biggest Role

Under the aegis of the Broadcast Education Association and with a grant from the NAB, two academics, Scott Hodgson of the University of Oklahoma, and Chandra Clark of the University of Alabama, and their student produced an eight-minute video on the deadly tornados that devastated parts of Alabama and Missouri last April and the role TV and radio played in warning residents, covering the impact and bringing emergency relief.

NABEF Lists Freedom Of Speech PSA Winners

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) and the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) announced today the winners of their annual Freedom of Speech public service announcement (PSA) competition for college communications students. The first-place winners in the radio and television categories will be recognized at the Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) annual conference on Monday, Sept. 26, […]

BEA Announces 2011 Festival Award Winners

Fifteen faculty and student works have been chosen to receive the BEA Best of Festival King Foundation awards. Best of Festival winners will be honored at the 9th Annual BEA Best of Festival King Foundation Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas on Monday, April 11. During the ceremony, recipients will be recognized with a high-definition screening […]