History

Y.B.O.T., with the slogan: Connecting you to WMU,  was created in 2012 to help keep students informed on current events, as well as both local and national news via 30-min televised campus-wide news casts.  This organization is also meant to benefit students interested in the world of broadcast journalism and media communications and give them the opportunity to network and gain work experience.

Above is a documentary of YBOT made by Quizhi Liu

Juliene WinborneCo-Founder: Juliene Winborne

My name is Juliene Winborne and I’m a former student at Western Michigan University. I’m originally from the Kalamazoo area and graduated in Spring 13′ with a BA in a Film/Video/Media Studies. I now study film production at Specs Howard in Grand Rapids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diamond DanielsCo-Founder: Diamond Daniels

My name is Diamond Daniels and I’m now employed with Guru Public Relations, Events & Concierge. I’m also do Marketing and Media film work on the side. I graduated in December of 2012 with  a major in Public Relations and a minor in Spanish. I have interned at WDIV Local 4 News in Detroit and am an aspiring entertainment reporter/. I also enjoy writing poetry, shopping, music, dance and theater.

 

 

 

Pasha ShippCo-Founder: Pasha Shipp

My name is Pasha Shipp and I am a senior here at Western Michigan University!  I am a Film Video and Media Studies major and Sociology minor and I am proud to be a part of the Young Broadcasters of Tomorrow !! I am very excited about developing my skills in editing, filming and more! I can’t wait to get to know all of the members and work on projects with you guys!

 

 

 

Co-Founder:  Theresa Ghiloniheadshot

 

Theresa (T.K.) Ghiloni graduated from WMU in December 2013. She spent a great deal of time while at WMU starting up the video production RSO the Young Broadcasters of Tomorrow and working on the Save Student Media campaign and the Student Media Group. Theresa also worked for the Western Herald as a Bronco and after graduation continued to support student run media on campus. She has worked with and volunteered at the Public Media Network and is currently a reporter at the Kalamazoo Gazette/MLive.com. In the future Theresa hopes to work as a television producer to utilize the skills she developed as a Young Broadcaster of Tomorrow.

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