CALL FOR ENTRIES
OPENING IN MAY
Get your entries ready for the 2016 SCBA State Television And Radio (STAR) Awards! Entries ,ust have been produced and broadcast between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016. If you traditionally participate in the STAR Awards, condiser entering in additional categories. If you have not participated in the past, make this your year! Click here for more information on 2016 categories
and entry requirements.
POYNTER SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE FOR 2016
SCBA is offering one scholarship to The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. The scholarship covers tuition and up to $1000 for some travel expenses with receipts provided (airfare, hotel, and up to $50/day for meals). Scholarships are applicable to the program outlined below. If no SCBA members apply or are selected to attend a particular seminar eligible for an SCBA scholarship then the scholarship will roll over to the next year. For more information on the scholarships and seminars, visit www.poynter.org
Seminar Eligible for SCBA Scholarship:
TV Power Reporting Academy
Seminar Dates: In Person September 16-18 (Online resources also available from August 29-October 4th for recipient)
Application Deadline: August 1, 2016
Scholarships Available: 1
Applicants may apply online at www.poynter.org.
Applicants should include on their applications that they are applying for an SCBA scholarship. Applicants must be full-time employees of SCBA member stations and generally should have at least three years of professional experience.
NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS DAY: KNOW YOUR FLOOD RISKS
As part of the National preparedness Day on April 30th, the S.C. Emergency Management Division and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources encourages everyone in South Carolina to take steps that reduce the risks of severe flooding.
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To insure the continued growth of our Educational Foundation and to further broaden the educational programs it can support, SCBA has created a Fellows Program that allows individuals to make personal contributions to the Foundation. Fellows’ donations are structured as follows and may be a one-time contribution paid in full or may be spread in self-directed payments over a designated number of months or years. Get more information here.
CHANGES AT SCBA
Wednesday, March 31st marked the end of one chapter in the life of Joy Henderson and the beginning of another. Joy will transition from the role of Executive Assistant at SCBA to the role of Chief Development Office of her home and family. Joy and her husband, Cory, adopted sweet Ella several months ago and have made the decision for Joy to be an at-home mom for their three children. Joy will be missed.
The new Executive Assistant is Paula Thayer who comes to us with a background in office management, event planning and broadcast experience as a traffic operator and a master control operator. She is married to Ken Thayer who is the retired chief engineer from WIS-TV and they make their home in Blythewood.
You may contact Paula by phone at 803-732-1186 or by e-mail at email@example.com