Issue #2 - April 2017
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In Beyond the Classroom this month, Michigan broadcasting job opportunities, a review of our recent student awards luncheon and an interview with News Director Jam Sardar.

Also in this month's issue, students write about picking the right college, the benefits of local broadcasters and how to make the most of your broadcasting internship.

Interested in joining the MAB Foundation's Student Advisory Committee for the 2017-2018 term? Find out more about the application process at the end of this email.

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2016-2017 MABF Student Advisory Committee

MABF Student Broadcast Awards Luncheon

By Jordan Robinson
Rockford High School

On Wednesday March 8, 2017 the MAB Foundation held their annual Student Awards Luncheon to celebrate the hard work of Michigan broadcasting students that entered their work into the Michigan Student Broadcast Awards.  Read more here... 

High School Radio Program of the Year, Avondale High School

Check Out a Winning 2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards Entry!

First Place, High School Television
Sports Announcing Team
Montrose Digital Media TV (MDM-TV)
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Do you Need a Job or Internship? Start Here.

By Lindsey Cameron
L'Anse Creuse High School North

Looking for a summer job or internship in the broadcasting industry? The MAB's Job Bank has your back! Read more here...

Have you Considered Becoming a Multi-Media Journalist? Here's an Opening!

Here is a prime example of just one of the many opportunities that can be found on the job portal:

Broadcasters for Hire

By Haley Nash
Rockford High School

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters provides a free "Broadcasters for Hire" service to help stations and job seekers in Michigan fill vacant broadcasting positions.  Read more here...

The Benefits of Local Broadcasters

Adrian College

Over the last five to ten years, there have been many news stories that involve the fates of loved ones, and the security of our nation. If you will recall in April 2013, a terrorist set off a bomb at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. This was one of the first times I had experienced the lack of journalistic integrity on the Internet. Read more here...

Picking the College for You!

By Lauren Butzer
Grand Valley State University

The process of applying to colleges can be intimidating and stressful. Once you have turned in all of your applications, transcripts and essays, you feel a tremendous weight lifted off your shoulders. Finally, you can breathe and focus on finishing your senior year on a high note. Read more here...

Making the Most of Journalism Internships

Wayne State Uninversity
Successful journalism internships often lead to job opportunities and should be taken seriously and carefully. News directors say they hire many successful interns who show a desire to contribute and enhance the news product. The best interns come early and leave late, and contribute to the daily news-gathering operation. Read more here...
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