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March 22, 2013
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NABEF Career Day 2013 to Address Social Media, Salary Negotiations and Effective Networking

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF), in partnership with the Broadcast Education Association (BEA), will host the annual NAB Show Career Day on Wednesday, April 10 at the Las Vegas Hotel. Each year, Career Day links media companies with prospective hires from more than 1,000 professionals, college students and entry-level job seekers interested in a career in broadcasting.

"Career Day provides new and experienced broadcast professionals with valuable exposure to media companies from across the country," said NABEF President Marcellus Alexander. "It’s ideal for job seekers looking to work in the broadcast communications space."

Representatives from a myriad of broadcast and media companies will be available to answer questions from anyone interested in job opportunities and internships. This year’s recruiters include Clear Channel, ESPN, Fox, Gannett, Production Hub, Sencore Inc., Star Radio Group, and more.

In addition to the Career Fair, job seekers will have access to one-on-one career coaching sessions as well as informative sessions focused on career development. This year’s sessions will be:

Social Media in the Job Hunt
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
This session will provide attendees with tips and insight on how to better incorporate social media into a successful job search.

Moving on Up Through Networking
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
This session, meant for new and seasoned professionals looking brush up on networking skills, Will provide insight into the networking process including tips on how to “work the room,” approach key individuals, establish meaningful contacts and master the art of small talk.

Dress for Success “Fashion Show” by Laura Rubeli
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Image expert Laura Rubeli will give the dos and don’ts of professional attire during interviews and at the job, providing insight on how attendees can make sure image and aspirations are one and the same.

Negotiating Your Best Salary
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
This panel will explore the elephant in the room – how to prepare for, talk about and get the best salary possible.

Pre-registration for Career Day is available for attendees, and admission is free with the registration code CF13. Both registrants and non-registrants of NAB Show may attend.

Companies interested in registering as a recruiter for the event must complete the recruiter registration form. All registered recruiters will receive Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) credit for participating in Career Day. For additional information on purchasing booth space or participating as an attendee, visit the NAB Show website or contact NAB Show website or contact Isabelle Tilghman.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6-11 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 more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, 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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About NAB
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.