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NABEF: Leadership Insights - Talking TAP

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In December Paloma Johnson-Walker, NAB Education Foundation Program Coordinator had a call with three of the NAB Education Foundation's 2018 Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP) graduates Zipporah Mondy, Rachel Torres, and Demetrius Allen Green. Listen as they share their TAP Experiences.

The Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP) is a six-month program for recent college grads with an interest in broadcast technology/engineering. The program gives students a one-of-a-kind educational experience through paid, hands-on training at a radio or television station and exposure to the latest technology and advances in the industry. 


  • Paloma Johnson-Walker

    Paloma Johnson-Walker is the Education Program Coordinator for the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation . She is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating NABEF educational initiatives as well as hosting, editing and producing the  Leadership Insights Podcast.

  • Zipporah Mondy

    Zipporah Mondy is the program director at KJIW 94.5 FM and KCAT 1340 AM Radio she works in sales, marketing, production and promotions, and she hosts their local morning show with her siblings.

  • Rachel Torres

    Rachel Torres earned her A.A.S. at Forsyth Technical Community College in Broadcasting and Production Technology. Honing her skills and knowledge in RF, writing, producing, and anchoring. She is now working as a broadcast producer with Truth Broadcasting Corporation Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area.

  • Demetrius Allen Green

    Demetrius Green is currently a Multimedia Associate at SLB Radio Productions, Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn State Behrend in 2018 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Digital Media, Arts, and Technology, and a Minor in Management Information Systems. Before joining SLB, he was a fellow at WTAE-TV for three years.