The Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group has revealed the four radio professionals who have been selected to participate as mentees in the 2019 MIW Group Mildred Carter Mentoring Program.
The four candidates from the radio broadcasting industry are within the sales, marketing, programming and digital disciplines.
- Andrea Clay, National Sales Manager, Beasley Media Group/Charlotte
- Katy Dempsey, PD/morning host, Bryan Broadcasting, College Station, Tex.
- Nicole Jones, Manager of Sales Training & Development, Cumulus Media/Chicago
- Jennifer Seelig, Director of News & Programming, Entercom/San Francisco
The MIW Group Mentoring Program is named in the memory of Mildred Carter, who, along with her husband Andrew “Skip” Carter, founded the first African American owned radio station in the U.S. in 1950: KPRS in Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Carter ran the Carter Broadcast Group for many years after the death of Skip Carter before turning over control of the company to her grandson Michael Carter in 1987.
in its 18th year, the MIW Group’s mentoring program matches up-and-coming women in the radio industry with female professionals recognized as leaders in all aspects of radio broadcasting.
For the second consecutive year, Beasley Media Group is serving as the lead sponsor
Lindsay Cerajewski, chair of the 2019 MIW Group Mentoring Committee and National Sales Manager/New Business Development for Entercom/Chicago, said, “Each year, this coveted program generates more and more interest and therefore applications. We are very encouraged by the quantity and quality of candidates desiring to grow their careers in radio, and this year’s class definitely reflects the excellence we’re seeing in our applications. Let the mentoring begin!”