Registration Is Open for NFHS Network Broadcast Academy

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Registration Is Open for NFHS Network Broadcast Academy

Jan 16, 2015 4:37 PM

Hands-on workshops conducted by NFHS Network producers will enable students to learn pre- and post-production best practices, announce a live sporting event, create a live studio show and produce an original feature package. General sessions will feature prominent broadcasters and executives from ESPN, Turner Sports and NBC Sports.Attendees will also hear from Vicki Michaelis, Carmical Distinguished Professor in Sports Journalism, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia, about pursuing journalism in college, Robert Sherman, a student who successfully started a broadcasting program at his high school and is now producing events in college, and Adam Zimmerman, President, CSE, who will discuss best practices for marketing events and increasing your audience.In addition, high school broadcast programs and students from across the country will be recognized for their accomplishments during the first annual NFHS Network Broadcast Academy Awards ceremony on July 18. The submission deadline is Feb. 15.Early registration rates for conference passes and hotel rooms will be valid until April 15.

ATLANTA� The NFHS Network, a national high school sports media company, has opened early registration for the first NFHS Network Broadcast Academy to be held July 17-19, 2015 in Atlanta. High school broadcasting students, faculty and family members are invited to register online.

The event will kick off on Friday at the Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs baseball game at Turner Field at 7:35 p.m. The first 50 students to register will gain exclusive access to a behind-the-scenes Atlanta Braves broadcast experience prior to the game.