Phoenix Radio Broadcasting School by Radio Connection
Why would you spend 10-50 thousand dollars to learn radio broadcasting in a college or trade school classroom, when you could go to radio school inside a real radio broadcasting studio for a fraction of that cost? Get on the inside track, and get connected to the radio industry by learning the ropes from the inside. Our radio school alternative is hands-down the smartest and most cost-efficient way to get your education as a radio broadcaster.
Home to 1.5 million people (and anchoring a metro area of over 4 million), Phoenix, Arizona is ranked by Arbitron as the 14th largest radio market in the United States. Nearly 60 strong-signal radio stations blanket the area, in popular formats that include Top 40, Adult Contemporary, Classic Rock, News/Talk, Oldies, Religious programming and more. The area also hosts a significant number of Spanish-speaking formats to accommodate the large Latino population here. The Phoenix market has produced a number of noteworthy broadcasters; these include sportscaster-turned-Congressman J.D. Hayworth and controversial political talk show host Marc Stevens.
Phoenix is home to sports teams from all four of the major U.S. leagues: baseball (Arizona Diamondbacks), football (Phoenix Cardinals), basketball (Phoenix Suns) and hockey (Phoenix Coyotes). Notable people from Phoenix include Emma Stone, Mare Winningham, Stevie Nicks, Alice Cooper, Dierks Bentley, and the band Jimmy Eat World, to name a few.
Given the large amount of activity in the Phoenix radio market, this area provides plenty of real-world learning opportunity for those who dream of careers as newscasters, sportscasters, talk show hosts, radio DJs, station managers, programming directors and others. And the RADIO CONNECTION can help you take advantage of these real-world opportunities where other schools cannot.
How do we do it? Through our revolutionary mentor-apprentice (extern) learning approach, combined with many industry relationships forged over the years, we are able to place you as a student apprentice (extern) inside a real radio station, where you learn one-on-one from a highly experienced radio professional. With our program, you do not spend a single day in a classroom, but rather, you’re learning on-the-job, where you can gain both the work experience and industry connections that you’ll need to be taken seriously as a job candidate. There’s simply no better way to break into radio! Enroll in our Phoenix radio school today, and find out why over 70 percent of our students go on to successful careers.