The BTB Congratulates Belizean Journalist on the Completion of his International Broadcast Media Training Program

Belize City, Belize, January 11, 2024 — On August 24, 2022, the Belize Tourism Board launched an innovative scholarship program aimed at elevating the technical and professional skills of individuals in the local broadcast media sector and journalism in Belize. Following a transparent vetting process, Mr. Paul Lopez was selected as the recipient of a full scholarship by the Belize Tourism Board. 

This scholarship award was valued at approximately $42,000BZD and covered full tuition, travel, meal allowance and accommodation expenses at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting (CSB) Media Art Centre in North Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.A. 

The CSB program included a comprehensive training in broadcast media from design to publishing, including skills development in On-Camera, On-Air, and behind the Scenes essentials for persons in broadcasting, digital streaming, podcasting and radio. The CSB Media Art Centre is renowned for placing thousands of broadcast media personnel at the most respective media companies in the U.S.A, such as CBS, ESPN, MSNBC and COMCAST.   

The Belize Tourism Board, hereby congratulates Mr. Paul Lopez for being the second Belizean to complete his media training and with an impressive final grade of 99.42%. 


For more Information Contact:

Ms. Tracey Dawson

Capacity Development Coordinator

227-2420 EXT. 245

[email protected]

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