Expert-led day camp for high school and college-aged aspiring journalists & broadcasters!
Interview celebrities and newsmakers for your hosting reel. Network and be mentored by industry leaders!
June 13-16, 2022 in Chicago - Register HERE!
Super Bowl MVP
Olympic Gold Medalist
Entertainment Tonight Correspondent
Winner of American Idol
ESPN Play-By-Play Announcer
Inside Edition Correspondent
The Real Housewives of Dallas
Georgia Basketball Head Coach
Winner of The Voice
CBS News, ABC News, CNN
AFTERNOON HOST - 101.9 THE MIX/CHICAGO
Camp Broadcast® Founder Sam Alex is a radio and television personality, producer, speaker, emcee, podcaster and entrepreneur. He is the Creator, Executive Producer and host of the nationally syndicated radio program “The Sam Alex Show”, the ultimate on-air backstage pass to Nashville’s biggest stars weekday evenings. Sam’s interviews have received coverage from numerous media outlets including Variety, Entertainment Tonight, E! News, PEOPLE, USA Today, Forbes, The Today Show, ABC News, Yahoo News, Sports Illustrated, MSN, Access Hollywood, LA Times, Time and Newsweek.
He is also a special correspondent for the syndicated entertainment news magazine television show Celebrity Page seen on Reelz Channel and over 150 TV affiliates, including ABC in New York, CBS in Los Angeles and WCIU in Chicago.
Sam appeared as himself in an episode of ABC-TV’s Nashville. He is an ambassador for Get Caught Reading, a nationwide campaign to remind people of how much fun it is to read. Sam has years of experience as a camp and after-school counselor at many schools including Sidwell Friends in Washington, DC.
Monday, July 12, 2021 - Hampton Inn & Suites, Skokie, IL
Mentorship Session - Andy Masur (Chicago White Sox Play-By-Play Announcer)
Celebrity Interview - Christina Loukas (Team USA Olympic Diver)
Celebrity Interview - Liddy Clark (Musician)
Celebrity Interview - Dani Jo (Actress)
Sam Alex lesson - Effective interview techniques
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - Hampton Inn & Suites, Skokie, IL
Mentorship Session - Dean Reynolds (Network News Correspondent)
Celebrity Interview - Nicky James (Musician)
Mentorship Session - Mike Berman (Sports Anchor, NBC 5/Chicago)
Sam Alex lesson - Create resumé, portfolio and website
*Field Trip - Studio Tour (Alpha Media) Gurnee, Illinois
Mentorship Session - WXLC PD Frank Wright
Mentorship Session - WIIL Personality John Perry
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - Hampton Inn & Suites, Skokie, IL
Mentorship Session - Chris Petlak (Afternoon Host, WTMX/Chicago)
Mentorship Session - Stephanie Tichenor (WLS/Chicago Program Director)
Mentorship Session - Brian Haddad (Morning Host, WKQX/Chicago)
Celebrity Interview - Jenny Tolman (Musician)
Mentorship Session - Tony Lopez (NBC Sports Chicago)
Sam Alex lesson - Editing your hosting reel
*Field Trip - Press Box Tour (Chicago Dogs Minor League Baseball) Rosemont, IL
Mentorship Session - Dave Zaslowsky (Radio Producer)
Mentorship Session - Sam Brief (Play-by-Play Announcer)
Thursday, July 15, 2021
*Field Trip - Country Thunder (Music Festival) Twin Lakes, WI
Celebrity Interview - Sykamore (Musician)
Celebrity Interview - Nolan Sotillo (Actor/Musician)
Mentorship Session / Live Broadcast shadowing WYOT PD Kris Wexell
Sam Alex lesson - Approaches for networking, time management and entrepreneurship
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