Television Academy Foundation Coffee With...David Mandel

Veep, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live

More Info...

BEA Festival of Media Arts Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year’s winners, and a special thank you to all the Festival chairs and judges who reviewed and rated entries in this year’s competition from 174 different colleges and universities.

View Winners
In this issue of JoME you will find our authors reflecting on teaching well; how that might be defined, various ways of thinking about it, applications for delivery, and participatory learning. In short, we once again find practical insights across a broad spectrum of media education content.
Read JoME 8.1

Let BEA Help Grow Your Department

BEA’s Classifieds host hundreds of jobs a year. Post your openings today, to get more and better qualified applicants (BEA Members).

Rates start as low as $175

Congratulations to Joe Misiewicz - BEA's 2017 Distinguished Education Service Award (DESA) Recipient

Joe served a one-year term as President of BEA, in addition, he was editor of BEA’s national journal Feedback for ten years. He was also AERho president for two years. Joe was a Poynter Institute and Gannett Fellow, a Disney and IRTS Fellow, the executive director for Indiana’s 16 Public Radio-TV stations, Ball State’s Teacher of the Year and voted Faculty of the Year in the Telecommunication’s department five times. He served ten years on the Indiana Broadcasters board and three years on the University of Michigan’s Alumni Board, his alma mater, and two three-year terms on the Eastern Michigan alumni board. He was named Distinguished Alumni of the Year at Eastern Michigan in 2002. He was elected vice president and then President for the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers. A scholarship has been endowed in his name, “Dr. Joe” Scholarship, at Ball State University for TCOM students who demonstrate excellence in leadership; to date ten scholarships have been awarded. Make plans to celebrate with Joe at the BEA2017 Awards Ceremony & Reception on Sunday, April 23rd. More info click here…

2017 BEA Festival of Media Arts Winners are Announced

Seventeen faculty and student works have been chosen to receive the BEA Best of Festival King Foundation Awards – the top awards given during BEA’s Festival of Media Arts, a competitive festival open to BEA faculty and student members. Read More…

President’s Corner February 2017 — Special Call: The Presidency and the Media

Since the President swore to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States in January, the press has been met with a series of challenges to its role of keeping the electorate informed. Dozens of journalism-related organizations, including the Broadcast Education Association, have written or signed letters encouraging the administration to respect the role of the free press in our democracy. Read More…

Journal of Media Education - Call for Creative Submissions

The Journal of Media Education announces a call for creative submissions for the October 2017 issue. As part of our commitment to making JoME the premier online publication for media educators, all creative submissions will now be peer-reviewed. The process for consideration is as follows:

BEA’s Social Feed

Promo for the Global News Relay Fresno State is hosting March 29. ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to Rhythm Sachdeva from Asian College of Journalism, Chennai for creating this promo for #GlobalNewsRelay2017 Fresno State Mary Castro Devadas Rajaram Priya Rajsekar Sandra Whitehead Marie Elisabeth Müller Kym Fox - Society of Professional Journalists Chandra Clark Butler Cain

View on Facebook

2019 BEA Convention Program Chair nominations

Each year an election is held for the BEA Convention Program Chair for the convention two years hence. All paid “Academic Individual” members of BEA are eligible to be nominated for the position.

Overview of Convention Program Chair duties:

1. To initiate the development of the convention theme in association with the Interest Division Board Representative, the current convention program chair, BEA World Headquarters, the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and the Division Chairs.

2. To generate a coherent program from panel/session proposals supplied by the divisions.

3. To develop innovative events that enhance the theme utilizing the resources of the industry and academic community, in cooperation with the BEA executive committee.

4. To assure the representation of diversity in terms of people and subject ideas.

5. To administer/manage the details involved in scheduling, preparing, updating, and changing the convention program sessions, in coordination with the NAB convention services department and the BEA World Headquarters.

As you can see the role of BEA Convention Program Chair is critical to the success of the convention and BEA, so we need a self-starting, responsible individual in this position. Moreover, the Convention Program Chair can greatly influence to tone and direction of the convention.

If you are interested in running for Convention Program Chair you must be nominated by an interest division chair who is currently serving or served in the last 2 years. Contact the Interest Division Representative, Micheal McAlexander at for the list of member’s eligible to nominate you.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook


Look No Further. Become a Member Today!



Join Now