WASHINGTON, DC – After nine successful years and 156 graduates, the NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) announced today that a new class of broadcast executives has arrived for the 10th anniversary year of the MBA-style Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) program. Established by the NABEF in 2001, the BLT program is designed for senior level broadcast radio and television managers seeking to advance as group executives or Radio Station owners. To encourage diversity in broadcasting, NABEF offers fellowship opportunities to women and people of color.In recognition of the 10th year, the new class will have the opportunity to meet and learn from many of the program graduates whom have been invited back to participate in the program sessions. The class, program graduates, sponsors and faculty will be recognized at a November 4, reception held on Capitol Hill. The participants in the 2010 BLT class are:

Sulma AvenancioDirector of SalesWEIB-FM New Britain, CT Tracy Gilliam OwnerTracy T. Gilliam Media Research, Ashburn, VA
Stephen BatesExecutive Sales DirectorAmerican Urban Radio Networks, Chicago Fred MortonCo-Owner/ OperatorKMGS-AM/KPET-AM/KBXJ-FM/KWFB-FMMissouri City, TX
Alexis CampbellGeneral Sales ManagerGlory Communication, Columbia, SC Robert MuzacDirector of OperationsHRM International, Freeport, NY
Glenn ColemanLocal Sales ManagerTribune/WDCW-TV Washington, DC Maxx MyrickPresidentMyrick Media, Nashville
Pierre CromartieVice President and GMKIRE-TV/ Raycom Media, Pollok, TX Stephanie ReinOwner/ GMWKTC-TV Elgin, SC
Rachel Campbell DeenRegional Sales ManagerBayou City Broadcasting, San Angelo, TX Lisa Yokota Director of MarketingKTSF-TV Brisbane, CA
Kim Gattis Director of SalesRadio One, Wake Forest, NC

The 2010 BLT program consists of five intensive super sessions. Included in the curriculum are courses on the process of assessing, purchasing, owning and operating radio and television Radio Station s. Sessions are taught by broadcasters, FCC staff, communications attorneys, members of the banking community and academic faculty. For additional information on the BLT program, click here.

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