WASHINGTON, DC – The NAB Education Foundation, in partnership with the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), will host their annual Career Day at the Las Vegas Hilton on Wednesday, April 22 during the 2009 NAB Show. Sponsored by Edge Technology Services, Career Day will allow students and entry-level job seekers to meet with media industry professionals.
"Career Day typically attracts over 1,500 attendees, and has expanded to include a 'Career Services' component that is particularly relevant given today's challenging job market," said NABEF President Marcellus Alexander. "Our goal is to provide as many people as possible with the opportunity to network with broadcasting professionals and learn the tools necessary for career advancement."
The Career Services Center will provide resume critiquing and one-on-one career coaching sessions to help prepare prospective employees for career advancement. Career Day will also feature several informative sessions, including Utilizing Social Networking Tools in Your Job Search, Getting Back in the Job Search Game and Standing Out in a Competitive Market, that will provide job seekers with in-depth information and comprehensive tools to enhance their broadcasting careers.
Designed for experienced professionals, college students and entry-level job seekers, Career Day will include professionals from a variety of broadcast and media companies, including CBS News, Edge Communications, Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., LIN Television, McGraw-Hill Broadcasting, Oregon Association of Broadcasters, The Star Radio Group - WFLS/WWUZ/WWVB and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc./CNN. Recruiters will be on hand to answer questions from anyone interested in job opportunities and internships within the media industry. Admission is free, and open to both registrants and non-registrants of the NAB Show. For additional information, contact Rumana Sultana at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the NABEF Web site.
About the 2009 NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place April 18 - 23, 2009 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 20). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com. Online registration is now available for news media reporters interested in covering the NAB Show.
The NAB Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public interest in supporting and advocating: education and training programs, strategies to increase diversity, initiatives stressing the importance of the First Amendment, community service, philanthropy and timely broadcasting issues.
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