"Industry Spotlight"

Eglon Simons
Eglon E. Simons  leads the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications
(NAMIC) and champions its mission as President and CEO. In addition to working closely with NAMIC's 16 chapters across the country, he collaborates with NAMIC's board, staff, chapter leadership and industry partners in building upon NAMIC's legacy.

A strong and progressive leader,  Simons' career in media and communications has spanned more than 30 years. Upon earning an MBA from Harvard Business School,  Simons joined the staff at CBS New York. After holding several managerial positions,  Simons concluded his 13-year run with the network as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the CBS Television Stations Division. In 1990,  Simons embarked on a 21-year run with Cablevision Systems Corporation as Director of New York Sales for its Cable Networks unit.  Simons began serving as Vice President and General Manager of New York Interconnect in 1992 and subsequently, was promoted in 1995, to Senior Vice President and General Manager.  Simons was named Executive Vice President of Cablevision's Rainbow Advertising Sales Company in 2002, a senior management role he fulfilled until his retirement from Cablevision Systems Corporation in 2011.

For more information visit  www.NAMIC.com

Media "Learning" Series
On May 8th, 2018 at 2PM (EST) - Jeffrey Myers,  Principal of PSP 1, LLC a media integration & human capital management company (and Developer of The Media Sales Institute) will host this month's Webinar.    

"It's Mid-Year...What are you doing to insure your sellers make their 2018 revenue goals"

Contact knickens@nabob.org 
to register by May 7th, 2018. This series is free for NABOB member stations and MSI graduates. 
"NABOB Highlights"
"2018 Public Service Initiative"

Thanks to our participating 
NABOB Members
                                 Carter Broadcasting Group - MO
                                 Davis Broadcasting - GA
                                 Glory Communications - SC
                                 New Perspective Media - SC
"2018 NABOB Fall Management Conference"


42nd NABOB 
Fall Management Conference 

JW Marriott Washington, DC

OCTOBER 4 - 5, 2018 

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"NABOB Media Sales Institute"
In 2016, The  NABOB Telecommunications Education and Management Foundation partnered with PSP to launch the  first MSI open to  Military Personnel (Post 9/11), Career Changers and Recent College Graduates.

The NABOB Media Sales Institute (MSI) at the Atlanta University Center (AUC)
partners with: Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College.
Visit  www.themsi.net

The Media Sales Institute (MSI) program was developed in 1999 by Personal Selling Principles, LLC (PSP) in Beltsville, MD and launched at Howard University, Washington, DC in 2000. The curriculum was designed for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a career in media sales. Since inception, the MSI has expanded to four other institutions of higher learning with an enhanced curriculum.  

The Next MSI is ... June 4 - 14, 2018
"Career Connections"
Opportunity to Recruit From the MSI 

NABOB members are eligible to attend, recruit and hire for entry level and mid-level media sales positions.  The next recruitment dates are June 12th and 13th, 2018.  For more information visit the www.themsi.net

NABOB   members can also submit current media sales openings with company logo to
be featured for up to 60 days.  For more information contact PSP 1, at 301-595-1871.


Account Executive

Davis Broadcasting, Inc.
Account Manager - Atlanta, Georgia

Sales Account Executive
Entertainment - Charlotte, N.C.

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