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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The NAB Education Foundation will host this year's largest broadcasting career fair at NAB2006 in Las Vegas on April 26. Leading broadcasting companies and television and radio stations will take part in recruiting for entry-level to senior management positions.
The NABEF Career Fair will be held in conjunction with the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) annual conventions. Career opportunities will be available in sales, news, production, engineering and other areas. Admission is open to both registrants and non-registrants of NAB2006.
"Promoting diversity and advancing opportunities for those interested in pursuing careers in broadcasting is a high priority for the NAB Education Foundation," said NAB President and CEO David Rehr. "The NABEF Career Fair is a 'must-attend' event for both job seekers and job recruiters at NAB2006."
Among the companies recruiting at the event are Jefferson-Pilot, Emmis, Bonneville, Clear Channel Radio and Radio One.
Job seekers may pre-register at www.nabef.org. A recruiter participation agreement form is available online to NAB member organizations by visiting the NABEF Web site at www.nabef.org; space is free, but limited, and interested parties are encouraged to register early. Submission deadline for recruiters is April 5. Pre-registration deadline for job seekers is April 12.
The Career Fair is part of NABEF's commitment to promoting diversity in the broadcast workplace. In addition to the Career Fair, NABEF hosts an online Career Center where jobs in broadcasting are posted as well as resumes from qualified applicants interested in radio and television.
The NABEF-BEA-RTNDA Career Fair is made possible through the generous support of the following corporate sponsors: Jefferson-Pilot Communications, Emmis Communications, and Edge Technology Services.
The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) 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 other timely broadcasting issues.
NAB2006 will take place April 22-27, 2006 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 24). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering the development, delivery and management of professional video and audio content across all mediums.
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.