*NBS-AERho enhances the development of college students preparing for careers in electronic media industries. NBS-AERho connects students with practicing professionals; emphasizes industry ethics, diversity, and inclusiveness; and promotes opportunities for excellence in leadership, community service, and production.
*Developed by the NBS-AERho Board of Governors, 6/28/2014
The purpose of NBS is to enhance the development of college and university students and entry level professionals involved in electronic media (including web/Internet technologies and new media), broadcasting, mass communication, radio, television, cable, film and/or electronic media at chapter, district, regional and national levels by: 1) promoting excellence, 2) providing opportunities for ethical and responsible leadership, 3) providing exposure to the “electronic media” industries, 4) assisting in career preparation, 5) providing opportunities for networking with electronic media professions and social interaction with like-minded students, 6) providing opportunities for professionals to give back to the future of their industry, 7) providing opportunities for and encouraging the development of members through advanced media education programs, and 8) providing opportunities for and encouraging the participation of members in community service projects and activities.
Alpha Epsilon Rho, is the Honor Society for Electronic Media students and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. AERho membership is inter-related but separate from NBS membership. Members of AERho emphasize superior scholarship and creative participation in broadcast, corporate, and digital media production and activity. Membership in AERho exemplifies excellence of work, demonstrated leadership qualities, and service to the organization, the community, and the industry.