"Industry Spotlight"

Darnell Samples

Darnell Samples is an Account Executive at Comcast Spotlight, Atlanta. He graduated from The College of Coastal Georgia in 2012. In the Summer of 2016 he decided to make a career change and attended the Media Sales Institute (MSI). After graduating from the MSI, Darnell stated that the MSI program started him on a path of continuous growth both professionally and personally.

Since joining Comcast,  Darnell has been a "natural" in media sales. After completing his first year as an Account Executive, he has been in the Top 10% of his district for closing "New Business" with 26 different accounts.  Darnell has been awarded the "Budget Buster" and recognized in the "Comcast Monthly Business Letter" for his hard work; in both March & April of 2018.

Darnell continually strives for success and shows his appreciation to the investment the MSI made in him financially, spiritually, and personally. He credits the institute with helping him better understand the word "TEAM"; for he knows, his future success depends on it!!! 

"NABOB Media Sales Institute"
The 2018 MSI ... It's Here!!!
June 4 - 14, 2018

Sponsors and NABOB members can now r egister to recruit on  June 12th & June 13th  at the AUC. For more information contact PSP at 301-595-1871 or dana@pspconsulting.net.

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

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 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. 

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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.
Media "Learning" Series
On June 19th, 2018 at 2PM (EST) - Jim Winston, President of NABOB will host next month's Webinar.      

"Update on NABOB'S 2018 Growth Plan...
What Has Been Accomplished"
Contact knickens@nabob.org to register by June 11th, 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
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                                 New Perspective Media - SC
"2018 NABOB Fall Management Conference"

41st NABOB Conference 
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"42nd" NABOB 
Fall Management Conference
JW Marriott Washington, DC

OCTOBER 4 - 5, 2018 

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