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Get a head start on your career in radio! Back by popular demand, the Student Scholars Program offers college undergraduate and graduate students registration scholarships to attend the RAB and NAB 2019 Radio Show in Dallas, September 24-27. The Radio Show is a premiere conference where the entire radio industry comes together to network and learn. Learn More…
As I begin my new year of leadership in BEA, I want to do my best to connect with each individual member. I want to start by talking about my own experiences, in hopes it will help some of you who are relatively new to BEA.
When I started getting involved in BEA over 20 years ago, I felt uncertain and a bit intimidated. I had been teaching for several years but had just finished my Ph.D. I was part of a panel, but not sure about my audience. Read More…
The increasing integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into digital media technologies has provided additional affordances and altered the nature of user experience, providing new audience engagement and gratification opportunities that meet human needs for information, communication and entertainment in a variety of innovative ways.
These AI-driven smart media have helped usher in a new media environment where social bots are used to spread false information, a 360-degree view provides a panoramic look of a natural disaster event – and augmented reality is used to aid strategic communication objectives – including both commercial and prosocial campaigns. Likewise, from personalized movie offerings on Amazon and Netflix to digital virtual assistants such as Siri and Alexa, a number of new AI-based tools, mobile apps and devices have changed the nature of our media consumption and habits. Learn More…
We are pleased to recognize the winning entries from the inaugural BEA Student Clubs Audio Shorts Competition. Nine teams from around the globe signed up to compete in the 48-hour audio shorts competition held the weekend of March 1st – 3rd.
1st Place: Big Trouble in a Little Car — Bobcat Media Productions: Jenna Byrd, Nick Venezia, Frank Saunders, Megan Newsome, Noah Richards, JJ Simons, Sam Hart, Emma Parry, Kyle Thatcher & Bebee Salter; Georgia College and State University
2nd Place: Screaming Abayas — Screaming Abayas: Hessa Al Mheiri, Hamda Al Falasi & Fatma Eid; Zayed University
3rd Place: Breakneck Bakery — The Topaz Company: Ray Schlossberg, Steve Fazzolari, Spencer Romano & Jay White; SUNY New Paltz