Media Sales Academy


Media Sales Academy

Overview

The Media Sales Academy will provide you with the tools and resources necessary to kickstart your career at any radio or television station. Whether you are looking to enter a small, medium or large market, this year-long program focuses on the key areas that will set you up for true success. From identifying your mentor to learning effective interviewing techniques, you will prepare yourself for life beyond college.

Stand out from your peers. The job market is more competitive than ever before, and you must differentiate yourself from your peers to cinch the job. With a certificate from the Media Sales Academy, you will be more attractive to employers because you’ll bring a toolbox of skills to the job on day one.

Network with senior media executives. With top executives of major media companies as your faculty, you will have the unique opportunity to network and build relationships with potential mentors who have been in the industry for years. You will also be assigned a mentor to help guide you through coursework and find the best approach for getting started in the broadcasting industry.

Sales competition. Get the chance to win $1,500 in a pitch competition against your peers. Everyone has to start somewhere, and what better way to differentiate yourself than to practice and perfect your pitch with help from mentors.

Combine what you know with who you know. As you near the end of this integrated program, you will have access to an exclusive career fair to help you start your career. With 15-20 top media companies attending, you can showcase your newly acquired skills and start making plans for life after graduation.

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Who Should Apply?

College sophomores, juniors and seniors with a background or interest in sales, marketing, advertising and/or communications.