2013 Women In Radio Complete Management Program
The RAB, in conjunction with BMI and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group, announced the successful completion of the Sixth Annual Rising Through the Ranks, Women in Radio Management & Leadership Training Program. Twenty scholarship recipients were welcomed at the BMI offices in Nashville, August 21-22. Cox Senior AE Scotti Vaughan said, "It was such a wonderful experience for me. I feel totally bulletproof after spending two days with all of these amazing women."
The customized curriculum included practical and real-world applications that managers can put to use in the workplace immediately, including lessons on problem solving, managing team personalities, building one's personal brand, and real-world radio dynamics.
Scholarship recipients were selected and awarded by the three organizations. The two-day course emphasized the specific needs of women in management roles, including enhancing their overall management knowledge and skills. Courses were led by Susan Davenport Austin, Chairman, BMI Board of Directors/ Vice Chairman Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation / President, Sheridan Gospel Network; Lynn Anderson, CEO, Integrated Media Solutions Group; Beverlee Brannigan, VP of Radio Programming, Journal Broadcast Group; Sheena Calton, Services Coordinator, RAB; Lindsay Cerajewski, General Sales Manager, CBS Chicago; Erica Farber, President and CEO, RAB; Brandeis C. Hall, VP of Professional Development, RAB; Carol Hanley, EVP, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Arbitron; Weezie Kramer, Station Group President, Entercom Communications; Katerina Perez, VP Sales, Seattle, Clear Channel; Kay Olin, partner, Olin & Associates / Chair of Alliance for Women in Radio; Danielle Outlaw, VP, Sales, Neuhoff Media; Dan Spears, VP, Licensing, BMI; Bud Walters, President and Owner, The Cromwell Group; Diane Warren, Founder, Bounceology.