Lombard Campus

Illinois Centers For Broadcasting – Lombard 
455 Eisenhower Lane S. #200
Lombard, IL, 60148
Ph: 630-916-1700 call for a Free Tour!

Welcome to the main campus of the Illinois Center for Broadcasting located in the Western suburbs of Chicago! We opened our doors in 1986 and currently have six partner campus located in Illinois, Ohio, Colorado, and Florida.If you’ve ever experienced more traditional education, when you visit ICB/Lombard you’ll immediately notice how unique our campus is. With hands-on training by professional broadcasters who are working in the industry NOW, flexible day and night classes, we feature an interactive curriculum that showcases all the areas of media. From on-air skill sets to behind the scenes, from Radio to Television to Web Based Media, our campus is a working training center for gaining multiple skills that lead to real careers in the media industry.Located on the corner of Eisenhower Lane and Finley Road, students participate in weekly radio and tv shows at live stations doing sports, music or entertainment/news formats. With two live TV studios that feature NewTek’s Tricaster system, multiple digital audio and video work studios, our students focus on the same content and programming that they will do in the real world. From 30 minute newscasts, to music videos and talk shows and creating websites, the amount of creativity and industry knowledge is brimming out of ICB/Lombard! Our schools 3 internet radio stations are staffed and operated by current students and graduates allowing opportunities to gain the training that will lead to exciting and rewarding media careers.

If that wasn’t enough, our students get to intern at radio and tv stations located in the number 3 market in the country, Chicago! Our student’s intern at NBC, FOX, WGN, B96, ESPN, WSCR “The Score”, Comcast, KISS FM, and pretty much every other station and studio in Chicago. It’s an amazing opportunity to work alongside some of the top talent and producers in the country.

If you’ve ever thought about doing something creative, challenging and exciting – a career in media from the Illinois Center for Broadcasting might be for you. If you’ve ever enjoyed entertaining and engaging an audience, or producing audio, video or something on the web, then ICB/Lombard is the right place for you! Ask grads like Matt Abbatacola (WSCR), Sondra Solarte (FOX News), Noel Montenegro (NBC 5), Danielle Tufano (95.9 The River) or Nancy Hernandez (ESPN Deportes) just to name a few……

Better yet, schedule a tour of our campus with us and find out for yourself if a media career is for you!

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Advance Your Media Sales Career Here! Our Media Sales and Marketing Program provides contemporary and traditional skills in digital marketing, terrestrial advertising, and new media branding. This program helps the beginner, intermediate, or experienced broadcast media professional become more competitive in a new media landscape. To receive your media kit and more information about this 6 month program, click here!
Expand Your Audio Production Career in Just 6 Months! The Audio Production program provides an entry into the field of studio-based audio recording and production. The course hones the student’s skills in audio editing and engineering, and applies that skill to the in-studio recording environment. For more information about this program, and to sign up to receive our media kit, click here! 
Looking to Expand Your Career in Film or Video Production? The Film and Video Production Program provides contemporary and traditional skills in modern production of digital video content. This program helps the intermediate, or experienced multimedia professional learn more about modern styles and technical skills. To get more information regarding this 6 month program, click here!
Looking to Advance Your Sports Broadcasting Career? In just 6 months, our Sports Broadcasting program engages students in both theoretical and hands-on training around radio, TV, and internet-based sports broadcast media. For more information, and to receive our media kit, click here!
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Enrolling Now! The Lombard Campus is enrolling now for our next class. You can click here to complete our free online application, or call Nicole @630-343-0601 to learn more about our 9-month, hands-on technical training program!
Jonathan Hood Lands National Radio Show! On his WMVP-AM/ESPN 1000 radio show, Jonathan Hood announced to his fans that after 21 years in the radio business, he has finally achieved his dream of having a national radio show. Hood will be teaming up with his friend, Jeff Dickerson, a ten-year veteran of the station, to host a new Saturday night show,...
Student of the Month: Jacques Lamore We are thrilled to announce that the October 2014 Student of the Month is Jacques Lamore. Jacques is currently a student in our July Nights Class. Jacques has excellent grades, great attendance, and has two active internships. He has exceeded the required number of studio/internship hours necessary at this point in the curriculum. Jacques has...
Student of the Month: George Norwood Illinois Center for Broadcasting is thrilled to announce the September Student of the Month is George Norwood from the March Days Class! George has excellent grades. He has perfect attendance as well. George also has a show on all three of our student-operationed stations at our Lombard campus. He also has two outside internships. George...
Guest Speaker: Lisa Tyler – WXLC Radio Lisa Tyler, morning co-host of 102.3FM, WXLC Radio is a 2003 Lombard ICB graduate who recently visited her alma mater on 7-23-13 to talk about her career as a talent. Lisa shared with the students that she had grocery bags worth of audio demo tapes that she shared with her friends. Ms. Tyler confessed that...