The third of eight Radio Talent Institutes commenced Monday, June 10 on the campus of Central Washington University. The Hubbard Radio Talent Institute runs through June 19, with Hubbard Seattle VP/Market Manager Ann Marie Mulholland speaking at the opening session.
All but one session will be held on the CWU campus.
An off-campus day includes visits to Hubbard and Bonneville clusters in Seattle and to Cox Media Group’s KIRO-TV. Bonneville VP/Market Manager David Pridemore and “710 ESPN” KIRO morning co-host Mike Salk and KIRO-TV Director of Community Affairs & Strategic Communications Jill Wiggins will address students during their visits.
Executives and talent from Hubbard, Alpha Media, Bonneville, iHeartMedia and Townsquare Media will take part in sessions over the 10-day Radio Talent Institute. “Fitz in the Morning,” heard on Hubbard country “98.9 The Bull” KNUC, will broadcast live from the campus on Friday, June 14.
On the final day of the Talent Institute, students will meet and hear from former students of the Hubbard Radio Talent Institute who are now working professionally in the industry for Hubbard, Entercom and Alpha Media, respectively. All students are in every session, including the RAB Sales course, and each participant will become certified as Radio Marketing Professionals.
Upcoming Radio Talent Institutes scheduled this summer include the Beasley Radio Talent Institute at Emerson College in Boston; TAB Radio Talent Institute at the University of Tennessee; Confer Radio Talent Institute at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute at Western Kentucky University; and the MBA Radio Talent Institute at Northwest Missouri State University.