Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio

OAB Offering MIW Mentorship for Women in Radio in Ohio


The OAB is pleased to be partnering with Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) to offer the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Ohio mentorship program aimed at advancing Ohio women in radio leadership positions.

The year-long program provides one mentee selected from an OAB member station with the opportunity to build her technical, leadership and management skills through monthly virtual one-on-one meetings with leaders in the industry.  The program was made available to women working in all areas of a radio station, including sales, on-air, news/sports, digital, programming, engineering, promotion and production.

Qualifications for the MIW-OAB Mentorship include:

  • Currently employed full-time at an OAB member radio station
  • A minimum of 3 years in the radio industry
  • An interest in growing your career within the radio industry
  • An ability to commit the time (2-4 hours a month) to make this program work for you

Congratulations to Our 2024 Mentee!

Congratulations to Amanda Orlando of Cumulus Media’s WRRM-FM in Cincinnati on being selected for the OAB’s 2024 Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Ohio mentorship program!

Having been involved in Cincinnati radio for over 20 years, Amanda is a two-time winner of the Alliance for Women in Media’s Gracie Award, and has been the host of “The Warm Morning Show with Amanda Orlando” since the spring of 2022. One day when she decides to hang up the headphones, she would love to be in the position to help brand and grow future generations of broadcasters.

About MIW

Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Inc. (MIW) is a volunteer charitable organization of top-level female radio professionals from across the country, who are dedicated to using their influence and resources to help other women in radio broadcasting develop management and leadership skills.

MIW’s long term plan includes establishing close working relationships with leadership from all interested state broadcasters associations and broadcasters across the country to create mentorship curriculums for female professionals in radio broadcasting. With MIW’s guidance, these state-centered programs will be based on the tenets, structure and best practices of MIWs broad array of successful and established mentoring opportunities.