Students Can Attend IBA Broadcasters Conference for Free

50 students will be chosen to attend the full-day event on November 17 and connect with broadcasters from across Indiana

The Indiana Broadcasters Association is bringing together broadcasters from across the state for a full-day conference on November 17 in Carmel and because of the generosity of the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers and IBA Board of Directors, there are 50 scholarships available for college students to attend for free.

The conference will have something for students interested in every aspect of broadcasting including programming and on-air, sales, management and engineering, and they will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business including:

Paul Weyland: author of “To Sell the Truth”

Valerie Geller: author of “Grow Your Audience — Become a More Powerful Communicator”

Dale Gehman: Gehman Compliance & Consulting, IBA-ABIP Inspector

David Oxenford: IBA’s FCC attorney and author of

Keith McCutchen: WISH TV Pilot  who will discuss drones in broadcasting

Eligible students must fill out the application below and attend an IBA member school/station.  If your institution is not a member, you can become one immediately.   Applications should be emailed to and are due by Friday, October 14.  Winners will be notified by email.

Scholarship Application



Phone Number:

Email Address:

 Expected Graduation Year:


Describe your broadcasting experience (including internships, part-time jobs, on-campus work, etc.).




Explain how you would benefit from attending the IBA Broadcasters Conference.





Explain what broadcasting career path (sales, on-air, promotions, etc.) you plan to pursue and why.




Please rank the following tracks (1, 2, 3, 4) at the Broadcasters Conference in regard to your interest with “1” being the most relevant to your career goals and “4” being the least relevant:


Sales  __________     Engineering ___________     Programming __________ Management __________ 


If chosen to receive a free IBA Broadcasters Conference Registration, I agree to attend the entire program.

Signature  _______________________________________

Date  ______________________


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