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COMMUNICATIONS CAREER EXPLORING

Exploring Executive: Yvonne Ramirez 

Communications Career Exploring is open to young men and women ages 14 (and completed the 8th grade) and not yet 21 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the fields of Communications.  

The Council Marketing Team will be looking to launch a Communications Exploring Post in the Fall 2015 to help manage the new Scout Studio 7 newsroom.  Learn more by visiting:  

www.AlamoAreaBSA.org/Marketing/ScoutStudio7

Communications Exploring is a hands-on program that exposes participants to many career opportunities in TV, radio, journalism, graphic design and other communications areas.

The most popular Communications Exploring careers include:

  • Journalist
  • Television / Radio broadcaster
  • Graphic Artist
  • Editor – newspaper or magazine
  • Public Relations manager
  • Satellite communications technician
  • Marketing & Advertising specialist
  • Photographer
  • TV, Radio and Sports Announcer
  • News analysts, reporters, and correspondents
  • Writing & Editing
  • Broadcast & Sound Engineering Technicians
  • Satellite Communications Specialist
  • Graphic design

You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to develop and edit a story for a news broadcast, plan a media event, produce a radio or TV broadcast, and develop and edit pictures.

You will develop:

  • work experiences to begin building your resume’
  • important leadership skills
  • an understanding of the importance of teamwork in a professional setting

You will have an opportunity to participate in hands-on projects to give you a real feel for whether this career is the right one for you.

You will have an opportunity to network with professionals who work in these careers every day – they are using the latest technology, they are aware of emerging trends, they know what it takes to get into college for their specific career.

You will learn about the educational requirements for a career in Communications and will receive tangible advice on steps you could take now to prepare and position yourself for a successful career in the field of Communications

Communications Career Exploring will provide you with the following benefits:

  • Improved self-confidence
  • Leadership experience and social network development
  • Fun and Exciting “hands-on” career experiences
  • Community service opportunities
  • College and Career Readiness preparation

When do meetings take place?
Communications Career Exploring posts typically meet on a monthly basis during the school year. Most programs parallel the high school calendar and begin in the fall. There are a number of programs that start at other times during the year to meet the needs of the host organization and participants. Programs are flexible enough to fit in with other activities.

Program Costs:
The Communications Career Exploring program is very affordable with participation fees ranging from $15 to $25 per year. Special activities, events and conferences may cost more and would be determined by the local Exploring post.

How can I join?

Contact the Exploring Executive, Yvonne Ramirez at 210-341-8611 or Email the Marketing Team at PR@AlamoAreaBSA.org to share your interest in participating or supporting.

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