Washington, DC -- The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF), in partnership with the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), will host their annual Career Day in the Las Vegas Hilton Ballroom C from 9:30a.m. - 3:00p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 during the 2011 NAB Show. Sponsored by Edge Technology Services, Career Day will provide experienced professionals, college students and entry-level job seekers with the opportunity to meet with media industry professionals.
"Career Day unites more than 1,500 job seekers with recruiters from media companies around the world," said NABEF President Marcellus Alexander. "There's no better place for aspiring broadcasters to congregate and learn strategies for career advancement while networking with some of today's top media companies."
Career Day will feature sessions focusing on self-branding strategies and effective social media and networking tools that aspiring media professionals can utilize during their job search and interview process. Additionally Career Day will include Career Advising and Dress for Success Centers that will provide one-on-one sessions on resume critiquing and image consulting. Admission is free, and open to both registrants and non-registrants of the NAB Show.
Recruiters from a variety of broadcast and media companies will be available to answer questions from anyone interested in job opportunities and internships within the media industry. Past recruiters include Bonneville International, CNN/Turner Broadcasting, Entercom, Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., PBS Las Vegas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and The Star Radio Group -- WFLS-FM Fredericksburg, VA/WWUZ-FM Bowling Green, VA/WVBX-FM Spotsylvania, VA.
Participants interested in registering as a recruiter for the event must complete the recruiter registration form available here. All registered recruiters will receive EEO credit for participating in Career Day. For additional information, visit the NAB Show website or contact Rumana Sultana.
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving broadcasters and the public interest by supporting and advocating community service, diversity, education and broadcasting issues and trends. Learn more at www.nabef.org.
About the 2011 NAB Show
The NAB Show, held annually in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With nearly 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and more than 1,500 exhibitors, the NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, the NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.
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The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.