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BMI Teams with RAB for FastStart Minority Scholarship

Posted in News on February 14, 2006
BMI and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) teamed up at the recent RAB Conference in Dallas to recognize Isabella LaForet, one of the recipients of the FastStart to Radio Sales Success Minority Scholarship program. The FastStart program is designed to foster the success of minorities in radio sales, with a selection committee of broadcasting executives granting groups of needs-based scholarships twice every year.

Pictured are (l-r): John Potter, Vice President, Educational Services & Director Training Academy, RAB; Dan Spears, Asst. Vice President, Media Licensing, BMI; scholarship recipient Isabella LaForet, Account Executive, WBLS, New York; Deon Levingtston, Vice President/General Manager, WBLS, New York; Van Allen, Executive Vice President & CFO, RAB; and Mark Barron, Asst. Vice President, Corporate Marketing, BMI.

LaForet, an account executive from WBLS in New York, addressed more than 1,500 attendees and discussed how the BMI/RAB FastStart Program has enhanced her career. She explained how the training has helped her integrate all of her abilities and has allowed her to focus on the sales process and the clients' needs so she can grow as an account executive with ICBC Broadcast Holdings, Inc.

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