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A look back at #2017BEA


What an amazing time we had in Vegas.
From the Education Experiences to the Social Events in some upgraded locations.
BEA2017 was one to remember.

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Carolyn A. Lin, PhD., University of Connecticut, New Editor of JoBEM

Carolyn A. Lin, PhD., Professor at the University of Connecticut will become the new editor of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, starting with the March, 2018 edition.

Professor Lin’s research focuses on how media, communication and information technologies influence the processes of social interaction at individual, social and cross-cultural levels.  In particular, she studies the effects of interfaces with digital media, online services, social networks, mobile communication and informatics on audience/user involvement, attitudes, emotions and actions. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others. Professor Lin is the recipient of a Distinguished Faculty Research Award.  She is the founder of the Communication Technology Division for the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. Read More…

BEA On-Location - Now Open for Submissions

As the premiere international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals, we are proud to offer 2017 BEA On-Location, a “Super-Regional” conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.  On-Location provides professional development with a series of hands-on training sessions, and an opportunity to promote academic scholarship through research and creative presentations and competitions.

May 2017 President's Corner

In my inaugural President’s Corner, I think it is fitting to mention BEA’s leadership team and some of our initiatives for the upcoming year. We have been working collectively to help BEA remain the premiere international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals, and it’s an honor to continue working with BEA’s leadership in my new role.

First, I want to thank everyone that attended and contributed to the success of #2017BEA.  We launched several new initiatives this year and they reinforced our mission and added valuable content to #2017BEA. Click here for more…

Radio Student Scholars Program

To best guide and encourage students toward and prepare them for successful careers in radio, over 100 college undergraduate and graduate students will be awarded registration scholarships to attend the 2017 Radio Show in Austin, September 5-8 and the NAB Education Foundation (NABEF)/Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Career Fair and Student Scholars Orientation on Tuesday, September 5.  The Radio Show is produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau and the National Association of Broadcasters.  All events will take place at the JW Marriott Austin in downtown Austin. Thanks to the support of 27 radio groups and associate businesses, students will attend the career fair, conference orientation and a series of special networking events, entertainment and educational content geared towards students.  In addition, students will be able to participate in the conference’s management, programming, sales, marketing, advertising, research, legal, technology and young professionals sessions.  Please scroll down to see the application requirements and timeline.

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