Kellar Radio Talent Institute

The Institute brings in industry professionals from around the country to teach during this intensive 10-day summer program. All participating professionals to date have praised Appalachian State and embraced the Institute as a "go to" place to find bright, talented young broadcasters entering the industry.

"Broadcasters at the highest level understand the importance of bringing new talent into the industry, even so, we have never developed an organized and systemized talent farm system until now," stated Dan "Vallie" Hill AKA Dan Vallie, Director of the Institute. "Approximately 30 different industry professionals come to lead sessions in their area of expertise during the institute.  I am excited that Appalachian State has embraced this innovative talent incubator concept and is teaming with the industry to find, train, coach and develop fresh young talent in every area of broadcasting. More than 7 out of ten students that have completed the program and graduated are now working in broadcasting or a related field."

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Category: Learning Opportunities
This program is designed for: Adults age 18 and over