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The School of Journalism & Graphic Communication at Florida A&M University will host the NABEF/NABOB Media Sales Institute for the seventh consecutive year, May 14-23, 2012. Apply today!

What is the Media Sales Institute?

The Media Sales Institute (MSI) is a nationally recognized training and placement program for recent college graduates interested in pursuing careers in media sales for local and national clients. The MSI is sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters. The curriculum for this 10 day program is designed to provide talented individuals of diverse backgrounds an entrée into media sales. Top executives and CEO’s in the industry serve as faculty and train participants in sales across several platforms including: radio, television, cable, print, digital and Internet. Recruiters attend the MSI each year to hire for entry level positions in reputable companies across the United States.

How will you benefit?
•MSI fellows receive
•Free registration (valued at approximately $3,000)
•Free housing and meals
•Networking opportunities with industry executives
•Career counseling
•One-on-one interviews with media companies located throughout the U.S.
•Ongoing support via online professional networking and webinars
•Prestige associated with receiving the NABEF/NABOB Media Sales Certification

What will you learn?
•Media sales basics
•Revenue flow
•Nielsen Rating Service
•Resume building
•Effective selling
•Understanding corporate culture/business ethics
•Customer development skills
•Key advertising strategies
•Effective writing and business communication
•Branding yourself

Which companies recruit at the MSI?
ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC Universal, Gannett, Clear Channel Radio, Comcast, COX, Cumulus Broadcasting, KATZ Media Group, Sinclair Broadcasting…and many more!

Are you eligible to apply?
The MSI takes place once a year in May. Recent college graduates (any major) of any four year college or university in the United States are eligible to apply. The 2012 MSI at FAMU is open to only fall 2011 and spring 2012 graduates.

Deidre P. Williams
FAMU-MSI Project Manager
510 Orr Drive, Suite 4003
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 412-5399

Deadline: April 25th, 2012
Download Application: http://www.famu.edu/sjgc/m/assets/File/MSI/MSI%20Application%202012.doc
Posted By: Will Moss
Monday, February 13th 2012 at 2:43PM
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