The program is open to graduating college/technical school seniors who want to work in the technical side of broadcasting. Examples of relevant career interests include: electrical engineering, information technology, telecommunications or radio and television transmission.
The six-month program kicks off in March. In addition to becoming Certified Broadcast Technologists through the Society of Broadcast Engineers, TAP participants will also:
- attend NAB Show in Las Vegas in April;
- complete a paid, two-month apprenticeship at a radio or TV station starting in June;
- and produce a live webcast from NAB headquarters in Washington in August.