Elevate Voices Program


Elevating The Next Generation of New Voices

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The Elevate Voices Program is a student-media program focused on expanding the outreach and opportunity of aspiring broadcast and media professionals through the Otters Broadcast Network. The initiatives involved within the program allow for the creation of a mentorship and experience-based program for the next generation of men and women in media.

While the Program as a whole is ever-changing and ever-growing, the ultimate goal of the program will stay the same – to Elevate Voices.


College Radio KickoffCollege Radio Kickoff is a program that allows College Radio Stations the opportunity to be the ‘exclusive’ radio broadcast of one (1) Erie Otters preseason game. This program gives college radio stations and students the opportunity to gain a new local sect of local listenership, as well the professional, practical experience of putting on a broadcast of an Erie Otters radio broadcast.

Selected college(s) and universit(y/ies) will receive their own press release, coverage on and the Otters Social media, be an honorary ‘member’ of the Otters Radio Network, and have the opportunity to align and associate themselves officially with the Otters organization. Additional outreach, activation, and awareness opportunities to be announced.

To be considered, College Radio Stations must apply (and submit) their station information on behalf of the College Radio Kickoff.

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  • If Applicable
  • Drop files here or
    Use this to upload a station sizzle reel, or any relevant content

For questions or more information, please reach out to Media Relations Manager Shawn Bednard at or (814) 480-6088.