(Pacific Grove, CA - July 16, 2007) -- The Board of Directors of The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation has announced that 14 college and graduate-level students at colleges and universities nationwide have each been awarded a $5,000 Bayliss Radio Scholarship for the 2007-2008 academic year.

Since 1985, over 320 exceptional candidates have been selected to be Bayliss Broadcasters, our radio scholarship recipients. These ambitious students were selected to receive the Bayliss Radio Scholarship because of their academic achievement and extracurricular radio activities, their passion for radio and their desire to contribute to the overall advancement of the radio industry.

The colleges and universities represented are:

Central Michigan University
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Emerson College
Emerson College
Howard University
Illinois State University-Normal
Ithaca College
Monmouth University
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Syracuse University
Towson University
University of Georgia
University of Southern California
Western Illinois University
Bayliss Broadcasters:

Kristine Moore
David Beers
Emily Belyea
Chance Dorland
Keenan Thomas
Jamie Brown
Christopher Wilson
Nicole Reed
John Dillon
Romina Llona
Marcus Crockett
Jay Black
David Chong
Alex Degman

Several past and present scholarship recipients will be introduced at the annual Bayliss Radio Roast to be held Wednesday, April 2, 2008. That evening, a renowned radio industry figure will be roasted at the Cipriani 42nd Street venue in New York City. Proceeds from this premiere event benefit the Bayliss Foundation's scholarship and internship programs.

About The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation:

The Bayliss Foundation offers financial aid and internship opportunities to outstanding college students pursuing a career in the radio industry. In 2005, the Bayliss Foundation began a successful partnership with major radio groups and top communications schools across the United States in an effort to bring a strong radio presence to college campuses.

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