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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2006
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Dennis Wharton
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NAB Education Foundation Fellowships Deadline Approaching

WASHINGTON,DC - The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) Professional Fellowship program was developed to promote diversity by increasing the pool of qualified broadcasters from minority groups who may not be fully represented at the management level. The deadline for fellowship applications is February 15, 2006.

Fellowships are available to attend the following programs:

NAB Executive Development Program for Radio Broadcasters
July 15-18, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Washington, D.C.

Management Development Seminar for Television Executives
July 23-28, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, Ill.

Making News Program for General Managers
April 21-22, NAB2006, Las Vegas, Nev.

For NABEF Professional Fellowship application information visit www.nabef.org or contact nabef@nab.org.

The Fellowships are made possible through the generous support of the Robert M. McCormick Tribune Foundation and NAB.

The NAB Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public interest in supporting and advocating education and training programs, strategies to increase diversity, initiatives stressing the importance of the First Amendment, community service, philanthropy, and other timely broadcasting issues.

The McCormick Tribune Foundation is one of the nation's largest charitable organizations, with current combined assets of close to $2 billion. The Foundation invests in communities, addresses human needs and promotes the ideals of a democratic society through innovative partnerships in four program areas: communities, education, journalism and citizenship. The foundation was established as a charitable trust upon the death of Col. Robert R. McCormick, longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune and founder of WGN radio and television. For more information, visit www.mccormicktribune.org.

The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.

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