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“First Time Managers” Get a Boost

NAB Leadership Foundation creates a fellowship

NAB, First Time ManagerA new scholarship is available for women, people of color and people from small-market radio and TV stations who are starting their first managerial roles.

 The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation is accepting applications for the First Time Managers Fellowship. It will fund enrollment for 10 fellows in the First Time Manager Series, which is an online course of interactive sessions and resources “to help bridge the gaps in management training that can hinder professionals recently promoted to their first supervisory role,” the foundation said.

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The effort was announced by foundation President Michelle Duke and is funded by a grant from the Nielsen Foundation.

Fellows will be selected through a competitive application process. The deadline to apply is Dec. 18. Details are at