BEA’s Publications Committee seeks applications for the next editors of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (JoBEM), the Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM), and the Journal of Media Education (JOME).
Deadline To Apply: March 1
Call for Papers – Journal of Radio & Audio Media Symposium
To celebrate a hundred years of radio broadcasting, the Journal of Radio & Audio Media will be publishing a special symposium issue on the last century of radio.
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The Broadcast Education Association’s Publications Committee seeks applications for the next editors of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (JoBEM), the Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM), and the Journal of Media Education (JOME). The new editors will be selected in April 2020, at the BEA Publications Committee meeting following interviews during BEA’s convention in Las Vegas, NV. The editorial terms are for three years, but the Editor-Elect should be in place by May 1, 2020 in order to begin reviewing new manuscripts and learning the mechanics of the editorial position.
Deadline: March 1st for all three editorial calls
2019 BEA Student Media Clubs 48-Hour Film Festival Winners Announced
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 BEA Student Clubs Film 48 Student Film Festival! Special thanks to all 20 teams who competed in the #BEAfilm48 held the weekends of October 25-27 and November 1-3, 2019. The teams had to make their films in a pre-assigned genre (either comedy or action) and were also assigned three “production constants” that had to appear in each #BEAfilm48:
Required Prop: A Tennis Racket
Character Name: Abby Sutherland
Required Line: “I can’t believe this is happening again.”
New Executive Committee Elected at BEA's Fall Board Meeting
Congratulations to the newly elected executive committee of the BEA Board of Directors. The following individuals will start their terms at the end of BEA’s annual convention.
President – Vic Costello, Elon University
Vice President for Academic Research – Stacey Irwin, Millersville University of PA
Vice President for Industry Relations – Christine H. Merritt, Ohio Association of Broadcasters
Secretary-Treasurer – Kim Fox, American University in Cairo
Meet Dr. Patricia Moy, Chair of BEA's 2020 Research Symposium, “Political Communication, Culture, and Society.”
Dr. Patricia Moy, an esteemed scholar of political communication at the University of Washington, will be taking the lead on BEA’s 2020 Research Symposium, “Political Communication, Culture, and Society.”
“Many people tend to associate political communication with elections, voting, and institutions. But the concept infuses all corners of society – think political with a lower-case p. Many ostensibly nonpolitical issues and phenomena — science, entertainment content, race, gender, to name a few – intersect with politics in very meaningful ways,” Dr. Moy added. “I hope the research symposium attracts scholars who will show how political communication, culture, and society influence each other.” Read More…