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Broadcast Education Association (BEA)

(202) 602-0587||www.beaweb.org

1771 N St, NW
Washington, DC

September 2018

2018 On-Location Early-Bird Registration Deadline

September 24
University of Houston TX United States

BEA On-Location @ the University of Houston 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 2018 BEA On-Location, a “Super-Regional” conference at the University of Houston.  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. BEA continues to expand its research presence by sponsoring a Mini-Symposium…

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2018 Radio Show Student Scholars Program in Orlando, FL

September 25 - September 28

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 NAB Education Foundation (NABEF)/Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Career Fair and Student Scholars Orientation on Tuesday, September 25 at the 2018 Radio Show in Orlando, September 25-28. Thanks to the support of radio groups and associate businesses, students will attend the career fair, conference orientation and a series of special networking events, entertainment…

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October 2018

2019/2020 Scholarships in Broadcasting – Application Deadline

October 12

BEA is the professional development association for professors, industry professionals and students involved in teaching and research related to radio, television, and other electronic media. BEA administers scholarships annually, to honor broadcasters and the electronic media profession. The BEA Two Year Award is for study at member schools offering only freshman and sophomore instruction, or for use at a four-year member school by a graduate of a BEA two-year campus. All other scholarships are awarded to juniors, seniors and graduate students…

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BEA Film 48 | Submission Deadline

October 12
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

#BEAfilm48 -- BEA Student Media Clubs: Unleash your creativity for a 48-hour film festival! BEA Student Media Club members have unending energy, extreme talent and a passion for media.  In order to test your club’s creativity and resolve, we offer a 48-hour film festival exclusive to student club members – BEA Film 48.  Club members have until Friday, October 12th to sign up, and the competition takes place on the weekend of October 26-28.  Winning team members will have their…

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2018 On-Location Conference @ University of Houston

October 18 - October 20
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

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 2018 BEA On-Location, a “Super-Regional” conference at the University of Houston.  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. Creative works are welcome in the following categories: audio, documentary, interactive multimedia, news, and sports. An Open category…

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BEA Film 48

October 26 - October 28
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

#BEAfilm48 -- BEA Student Media Clubs: Unleash your creativity for a 48-hour film festival! BEA Student Media Club members have unending energy, extreme talent and a passion for media.  In order to test your club’s creativity and resolve, we offer a 48-hour film festival exclusive to student club members – BEA Film 48.  Winning team members will have their work showcased at BEA2019 and receive complimentary convention registration.    

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November 2018

18th Annual Festival of Media Arts Creative Competition Open

November 15
DC United States

The 18th Annual Festival of Media Arts is an international refereed exhibition of faculty creative activities and a showcase for students’ work and includes recognition and a showcase at the BEA2019 Annual Convention in Las Vegas. “BEST OF” winners receive $1,000. The Festival is sponsored by the King Family Foundation.  Accepting Submissions: Nov. 15 – Dec. 15, 2018

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BEA’s Signature Station Awards Competition Open

November 15
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The Signature Station Competition is sponsored by BEA’s Student Media Advisors interest division.  The competition invites submissions of superior protocol and practices at student-run, faculty-advised college radio and television stations.  The main mission is to identify and impart areas of excellence in the hands-on facilitation of station functions such as philosophical engagement, community involvement, programming arrangement, branding/logo development, student management, volunteer recruitment, and broadcast equipment.  Through the Signature Station Competition, the SMA division will recognize and reward remarkable advisors, students,…

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December 2018

BEA2019 Call For Papers Deadline

December 1
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

BEA’s interest divisions invite scholarly papers from academics, students and professionals for presentation at the BEA2019 Annual Convention.  Awards are offered through each interest division.  The spotlight is: Education & Industry: Mediating the Nexus. Questions: Contact Convention Chair Marilyn Terzic @ marilyn.terzic@gmail.com For general inquiries contact BEA @ help@BEAweb.org or (202) 602-0587

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BEA2019 Research Symposium Submission Deadline

December 1
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

BEA2019 Research Symposium: Media Literacy:  What NOW? This research symposium brings together top scholars in the field of media literacy.  Faculty and students are encouraged to participate by developing and submitting papers that are either theoretical (e.g., meta-analyses, studies that test current practices, commentary on current practices, and/or visionary essays about the future) or applied (e.g., media literacy best practices/assignments/assessments that have worked in classes and/or curricula) scholarship.  Papers tend to be between 3,000 to 4,000 words excluding references, tables…

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18th Annual Festival of Media Arts Submission Deadline

December 15
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The 18th Annual Festival of Media Arts is an international refereed exhibition of faculty creative activities and a showcase for students’ work and includes recognition and a showcase at the BEA2019 Annual Convention in Las Vegas. “BEST OF” winners receive $1,000. The Festival is sponsored by the King Family Foundation.  Accepting Submissions: Nov. 15 – Dec. 15, 2018  

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BEA’s Signature Station Awards Submission Deadline

December 15
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The Signature Station Competition is sponsored by BEA’s Student Media Advisors interest division.  The competition invites submissions of superior protocol and practices at student-run, faculty-advised college radio and television stations.  The main mission is to identify and impart areas of excellence in the hands-on facilitation of station functions such as philosophical engagement, community involvement, programming arrangement, branding/logo development, student management, volunteer recruitment, and broadcast equipment.  Through the Signature Station Competition, the SMA division will recognize and reward remarkable advisors, students,…

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BEA2019 Research-in-Progress Submission Deadline

December 15
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

BEA’s Research Division invites faculty and students to submit research-in-progress to be considered for presentation at the BEA2019 Annual Convention. Present your research to fellow scholars attending BEA2019, or to industry professionals attending the NAB Show. Research is presented during paper competitions, graduate student showcases, convention sessions and as part of the convention’s Digital Research Presentations – BEA’s state of the art answer to the traditional poster session centrally located in the BEA2019 exhibit hall. The spotlight is: Education & Industry: Mediating…

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Broadcast Historian Award Submission Deadline

December 15
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The Library of American Broadcasting Foundation (LABF) and BEA have partnered to establish an annual Broadcast Historian Award. With the support of LABF, BEA will annually award $5,000 to an educator who has published or produced work specifically related to broadcast/media history. In April 2019, BEA will present the Broadcast Historian Award to the author of a book published between January 1, 2016 and November 30, 2018. If the Library of America Broadcasting Foundation and BEA are unable to select…

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January 2019

Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award Submission Deadline

January 11, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The Kenneth Harwood Dissertation Award now in its 29th year is an academic prize awarded each year by the Broadcast Education Association for the best doctoral dissertation in field of broadcasting and electronic media. The prize was established by Kenneth Harwood, Professor at the University of Houston and a former President of the BEA. The award offers $1,000 for the outstanding Ph.D. dissertation in broadcasting and electronic media. The award was established through gifts started by Professor Harwood and a…

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Distinguished Education Service Award Nomination Deadline

January 11, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The 37th Distinguished Education Service Award (DESA) is awarded to an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the American system of electronic media education by virtue of a singular achievement or continuing service for or in behalf of electronic media education. You must be a 2018 BEA individual, institutional or associate member to be eligible.  The recipient will be recognized at the BEA2019 Awards Ceremony held in Las Vegas, NV at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort on Sunday,…

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Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship Nomination Deadline

January 11, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

BEA is accepting nominations for the 2019 Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship (formerly the Distinguished Scholar Award).  Nominees must be current or past members of BEA, and have made a significant contribution to research and scholarship involving broadcast and electronic media.  All contributions should be evidenced by related extensive publication in books and leading journals, usually over at least twenty years.  The recipient will be recognized at the BEA2019 Awards Ceremony held in Las Vegas, NV at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort…

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Leibner Cooper Grant Submission Deadline

January 15, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

Annually, a $2,500 grant will be awarded to a faculty member who is producing a documentary, news story, multimedia project or sports production focused on historical issues, figures and/or events related to media.  The project can be either a work in progress or a concept you are getting off the ground.  The goal of the grant is to offer support to BEA’s creative faculty members.  Applicants must be a 2018 BEA individual members. The recipient will be recognized at the BEA2019…

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BEA2019 Ignite Submission Deadline

January 16, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

BEA is looking for enterprise ideas for the classroom. The ten bests “ignite” ideas will be selected to present “live” at the BEA2019 Annual Convention.

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February 2019

WJEC-5 Ignite Entry Deadline

February 1, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

At World Journalism Education Congress-5 we’re seeking the most innovative teaching ideas….so we present “WJEC-5 Ignite” – where you can share your best classroom project/exercise/ideas.  Following the traditional “ignite” format, presenters get 5 minutes and 20 slides to share their passionate teaching idea.  The ten best “ignite” ideas will be selected to make their presentations “live” at WJEC-5. WJEC-5 will be held at Dauphine Université Paris – July 9-12, 2019.  With the support of 32 journalism education organizations worldwide, the Congress is…

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Grand Plans & Great Expectations Submission Deadline

February 20, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

This is an opportunity for grad students only!  Join us with your in-progress thesis, dissertation, or other fresh research. More information coming soon(Rolling acceptance).

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BEA Audio Shorts Competition | Submission Deadline

February 20, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

#BEAshortdocs – BEA Student Media Club: Create compelling audio stories in 48-hours! Students have a chance to show off their recording talents and storytelling abilities in this new 48-hour audio documentary challenge – only available to BEA Student Media Club members.  Club members have until Friday, February 20th to sign up, and the competition takes place on the weekend of March 1-3.  Winning team members will have their work showcased at BEA2019 and receive complimentary convention registrations.  

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March 2019

BEA Audio Shorts Competition

March 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019
1771 n st NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

#BEAshortdocs – BEA Student Media Club: Create compelling audio stories in 48-hours!  Students have a chance to show off their recording talents and storytelling abilities in this new 48-hour audio documentary challenge – only available to BEA Student Media Club members.  Club members have until Friday, February 20th to sign up, and the competition takes place on the weekend of March 1-3.  Winning team members will have their work showcased at BEA2019 and receive complimentary convention registration.  

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