Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing female leadership in radio broadcasting in the United States, has opened the application window for its Elevating Women in Programming Mentorship. Celebrating its sixth year, this mentorship opportunity is designed specifically for women in music programming.
MIW says the mentorship program is a year-long experience that exposes the mentee to the best programming minds in the business through personalized conversations, connections, and opportunities aimed at advancing their career within the radio industry. In addition, the program allows the mentee to attend The NAB Radio Show 2024 this April in Las Vegas.
The mentorship is available to one female brand manager, content/program director, assistant program director, or music director from any U.S.-based music format. Those interested can apply here through Feb. 16.
MIW Board President Ruth Presslaff said, “Our yearly Gender Analysis study consistently reveals a stark underrepresentation of female leadership in the field of programming. Through this mentorship, we have helped women achieve their programming career goals and are actively seeking the next deserving candidate to support on their journey.”
Past mentees of the programming mentorship program include WHUR-FM/Washington DC Music Director and Assistant Program Director Traci LaTrelle, Audacy Inc. Vice President of Digital Audio Content Leslie Scott, iHeart Las Vegas Assistant Program Director and Midday Host Amanda Habrowski, Townsquare Media Regional Content Director Meg Dowdy, and Grisel Barajas, a rising programming star who passed unexpectedly in 2020.