Now Accepting for Applications
We look forward to you joining us for the Hubbard Radio
St. Louis/MBA Radio Talent Institute at Lindenwood University in Saint Charles, MO
July 17 - July 26, 2023
Join us for the 2023 Hubbard Radio St. Louis/MBA Radio Talent Institute!
The Hubbard Radio St. Louis/MBA Radio Talent Institute is a talent incubator at Lindenwood University. The institute, which takes place during the summer spans 10 days and is led by broadcast professionals from around the state and country who share their real-world industry knowledge to the institute attendees.
Participating professionals praise the Hubbard Radio St. Louis/MBA Radio Talent Institute and embrace the Institute as the "go to" place to find bright, talented young broadcasters interested in entering the industry.
The National Radio Talent System and the Radio Talent Institute is the campus-to-career connection most students need to begin their broadcast career. Plus it is a connection for broadcasters to discover and hire the next generation of talent in broadcast radio.
College students from universities throughout the state and region apply to be accepted into the Hubbard Radio St. Louis/MBA Radio Talent Institute. This provides an ideal networking opportunity for the students with a wide variety of potential interests within the classroom for industry professionals to identify and actively recruit. Upon graduation of the Institute, students can further their networking opportunities through their ability to access the National Radio Talent System's Career Center.
"The MBA is proud to again be a sponsor of the Radio Talent Institute. I have seen first-hand how this program has helped students determine the direction they want to take in their future. I wish something like this was available when I was in school!"
President and CEO
Missouri Broadcasters Association
"At Hubbard Radio St. Louis our mission is to make talent acquisition a priority. We develop leaders to build dominant brands that connect our audience, community and business partners. We are so pleased to partner with the MBA to sponsor the Radio Talent Institute."
Vice President and Market Manager
Hubbard Radio St. Louis.
Here are some the the Institute highlights
- Now is the Time to Start Thinking Like a Pro
- Radio's Digital Content & Social Media
- Programming Sports Talk Radio
- How to Get In and Win
- Marketing and Promotions - Doing It Right
- Basics of Great Voice Work and Production
- Goal Setting & Time Management
- Doing It Live & Voice Tracking
- How to Get a Good Job
- How to Do A Great Talk Radio Show
- Basics of Doing a Great Music Radio Show
Sample Daily Curriculum
From a recent MBA Radio Talent Institute
Recent Guest Instructors
Sr. Vice President, Programming
St. Louis, MO
Midwest Regional Vice President
Cumulus Media Midwest
Kansas City, MO
John Beck Jr.
Sr. Vice President/General Manager
St. Louis, MO
John Beck Sr.
Bott Radio Network
Overland Park, KS
Frequently Asked Questions
About The Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA)
The Missouri Broadcasters Association serves over 350 radio and television stations, providing members with legal information, on-going training opportunities and certification programs. We work with consultants and other associations to monitor state and federal legislation that could impact our industry and keep lawmakers informed of the good things broadcasters do for their communities.
About Hubbard Radio St. Louis LLC
At Hubbard Radio St. Louis, we mirror the innovation, values and community spirit that drive our region. We immerse our consumers in entertainment and local content that dazzle their senses, touch their hearts and stimulate their minds. Our goal is to extend our reach, create greater efficiency and further increase passion among our consumers in each new experience.
92.3 WIL is celebrating 43+ years of service. Our station’s strong heritage, entertaining personalities and dedication to the community bring the poetry of country music to life each day.
106.5 The Arch is the station everyone can agree on, with a variety of adult hits, we make you wonder ... "What will I hear next?" The Courtney show anchors morning drive, mixing music, fun and local information for St. Louisans during their drive to work
WXOS 101.1 is the #1 sports station in St. Louis, carrying the best of ESPN programming, as well as major Play by Play of all sports and locally, the home of St. Louis Blues hockey.
KSHE 95, “Real Rock Radio”, was one of the very first radio stations to play rock music on the FM band. The station celebrated 53 years of rocking St. Louis in 2020 and is the longest running rock station on the planet!
105-7 The Point, “Everything Alternative” is celebrating 28 years as St. Louis’ original Alternative station. Our unique music position, community involvement, and the #1 morning show “The Rizzuto Show” is what makes the Point a ratings juggernaut in St. Louis.
About The National Radio Talent System
Initially developed by NRTS Founder Dan Vallie, the unique hands-on and immersive program enables students to participate in sessions, that included such topics as on-air delivery, sports, news, promotions, production, podcasting, engineering, digital and sales, as well as complete the RAB Radio Marketing Professional certification course.
Since acquiring the talent system in 2020, RAB has assembled an NRTS Board Committee chaired by Seven Mountain Media's Kristin Cantrell and an NRTS Alumni Advisory Council focused on helping the organization develop and plan for future institutes, recruiting new talent into broadcast radio, and fostering engagement between broadcasters and institute graduates.
The National Radio Talent System, a division of the Radio Advertising Bureau, (RAB) produces Radio Talent Institutes on college campuses across America. It is the first and only program of its kind in the world, discovering and preparing the next generation of broadcasters.
The Hubbard Radio St. Louis/MBA Radio Talent Institute attracts, develops, and creates opportunities for talented, enthusiastic and educated young adults who have a passion for the broadcast industry. Rising college juniors and seniors work through an immersive 10-day program to provide them with a better understanding of aspects of the industry, including on-air, programming, writing, news, sports, digital, and sales, All students accepted into the program also participate in RAB sales training. Upon completion of the course and the passing of the final exam to earn their RAB Radio Marketing Professional Certification.
The Hubbard Radio St. Louis/MBA Radio Talent Institute prepares the students to excel in entry-level positions upon their graduation, and better ensures they get a great start in and helps them to prepare for a successful career in broadcasting.
We look to attract motivated students interested in contributing to making the broadcast industry even more dynamic.
If you have any questions regarding Â applying or need assistance in any way, please don't hesitate to contact us directly.
- NRTS Contact: Erica Farber
- Call: 972-753-6720
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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