News Release
News Release
News Release
News Release
April 16, 2008
Ann Marie Cumming

NABEF Announces Engineering Internship Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) announced the ten participants in the second annual NABEF Broadcast Technology and Engineering Internship Program. The selected applicants will have the opportunity to tour the exhibit floor of the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

The program is designed for students and recent college graduates, with an emphasis on broadcast engineering and technology. Participants will receive an eight-week paid internship at a radio or television station during the summer of 2008, as well as the opportunity to become a certified Broadcast Technologist by taking the Society of Broadcast Engineer (SBE) exam. The recipients include:

Jena Custode
Mt. San Jacinto College

Steve Saghbazarian
Mt. San Jacinto College

Ian Farley
Austin Peay State University

Crystal-Lee Saldana
Mt. San Jacinto College

April Garcia
Houston Community College

Nia Taylor
Houston Community College

Francis A. Niles
North Carolina A&T State University

Lindzie Ellen Titera
DeVry University

Jose Pierre
DeVry University

Shekima M. Yarbray
Delaware State University

"The NAB Education Foundation continues to employ various approaches focused on increasing diversity in the broadcast engineering field," said NABEF President Marcellus Alexander. "The Engineering Internship Program provides hands-on training and exposure to today's innovative technology. This unique internship program will help participants learn the tools necessary for success in the broadcast industry."

The NAB Education Foundation 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 timely broadcasting issues.

About the 2008 NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place April 11 - 17, 2008 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 14). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at

Online registration is now available for news media reporters interested in covering the NAB Show. Click here for additional information.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. As the voice of more than 8,300 radio and television stations, NAB advances their 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