Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) has named Nicole Passero, a student from Montclair State University, as the inaugural recipient of the Futuri Digital Pioneer Scholarship.
Passero has distinguished herself through her role as morning show producer and radio disc jockey at 90.3 WMSC FM. Her dedication and innovative contributions in advancing the digital future of radio make her an ideal recipient of the scholarship.
As part of the scholarship, she will receive a Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2024 package consisting of complimentary registration, hotel accommodations and airfare to attend the three-day event. In addition, she will receive a year of access to TopicPulse, Futuri’s AI-driven show prep system. Passero will be recognized during CRS 2024, which will take place Feb. 28-March 1 at the Omni Nashville Hotel.
Recently launched by CRB, the Futuri Digital Pioneer Scholarship Program focuses on nurturing talent that shows exceptional promise in the digital evolution of radio. The scholarship is part of CRB’s broader initiative to support educational endeavors within the country sector. Funding for the Futuri Digital Pioneer Scholarship Program is provided by Futuri, whose content, audience and revenue technology is used by broadcasters worldwide.
Established in 1969, CRB has consistently provided financial support to educational institutions and offered scholarships to young professionals and aspirants in the country broadcasting community.