Winner of the NAB Educational Foundation’s Service to Community Award in TV was Capitol Broadcasting for its campaign against domestic violence — eNOough NC. Accepting the award last night at NABEF’s Service to America dinner in Washington were Steven Hammel (second from left), GM of Capitol’s WRAL-WRAZ Raleigh, N.C., and Elizabeth Kline, an account executive there. They are flanked by North Carolina’s two U.S. senators, Richard Burr (left) and Thom Tillis.
A new program from the NAB Educational Foundation offers college students and recent grads a chance to take part in a six-month Technology Apprenticeship Program. It offers promising young technology students a chance to gain hands-on experience at TV or radio stations, and also get up to speed on the latest technological advances. TVNewsCheck‘s Women in Technology Leadership Award supports the TAP program.