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Top 5 LinkedIn Groups to Join to Expand Your Professional Network

July 17, 2013 General 0 Comments

5 LinkedIn Groups for networking with professionalsRadio is not dead.

Though it may seem archaic as technology continues to advance, many people continue to rely on radio for information. Today, many professionals are using the Internet as a resource to share radio, discuss the profession and network with other professionals. If you are interested in pursuing Radio Broadcasting, you may want to begin expanding your professional network today.

Consider these five LinkedIn Groups for networking with professionals:

1. Radio Broadcasting

An open group created by David Evans, this group allows members to post discussions for any LinkedIn member to comment on. Group members post concerns, related articles and questions. The group also offers a list of promotions available to group members and job opportunities.

2. National Association of Broadcasters

Created and sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), this is a private group that shares content to its members related to advocacy, education and innovation.

NAB supports its members on a federal level, working with the government, industry and public affairs to ensure members’ interests are addressed and advanced. They work to improve the quality and profitability of broadcasting, promote content and technology innovation and use the LinkedIn group to spotlight important or unique stations.

3. Media & Entertainment Professionals

A private group created by Jacob Miles and Scott Monaco, the Media & Entertainment Professionals LinkedIn group is specifically for next generation media and entertainment entrepreneurs and professionals. The group is concerned with innovation in and the evolution of publishing, television, film, Internet and mobile content.

4. Media Professionals Worldwide

This is the world’s largest group of media professionals. On LinkedIn alone, Media Professionals Worldwide allows over 310,000 professionals to network, share knowledge, discuss business, seek career advice and explore job opportunities.

Harish Jain created this private group in 2008.

5. Radio, Television Broadcast and Voice Over Professionals

This is a private group for radio, television and voice-over professionals. The group welcomes professionals who work in the industry as engineers, program directors, music directors, production directors, managers and sales executives – making it a diversified collection of individuals working in the industry today.

Members can use the group to find job opportunities, list openings at their company, ask industry related questions and share related information.

Radio broadcasting is not an archaic pursuit. There is an increasing need for on-demand news and information. If you are looking for a future in a fast-paced environment, consider pursuing a radio broadcasting program at Brown College.

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