Lombard, IL, 60148
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John Wiedeman is the award winning Radio Broadcast voice for the 3 time Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks and a former graduate of The Illinois Center for Broadcasting.
John recently received his nomination into the inaugural Illinois Media School, formerly the Illinois Center for Broadcasting, Hall of Fame class of 2016.
Our graduates are why we do what we do!
You can enroll today for an upcoming class by calling Kelly @630-916-1700 or click here.
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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