Student Auditions

Mesquite ISD high school students with vocal, theatrical and writing skills are needed!

Whether you’re interested in a career in broadcast media, wanting to gain confidence in speaking and presentations, or just looking to expand your overall knowledge and skills, a school year with KEOM gives you a unique opportunity that high school students rarely attain—the chance to broadcast to thousands of listeners in the 5th largest media market in the U.S. This program has proven to open many college and professional doors in the areas of communications. KEOM reaches beyond your school environment! Click here to read about success stories, comments and quotes from former KEOM students. Click here to watch a video about the KEOM program.

KEOM is a great program for students who are interested in any form of media relations including broadcast, journalism, communications, advertising, radio/tv/film, public relations,. Your communication skills will prove and it is an excellent confidence booster! You do not need to be pursuing radio as a career for this class to be beneficial! 

KEOM is a cooperative operation with student staff. Participation in performing staff duties and assisting with events and other initiatives is required. 

Operating the broadcast equipment may seem challenging at first, but we provide you with all the educational mentorship you need. You operate everything yourself! It takes a little training and some preparation – no advanced technical skill is necessary. After a few shows, you’ll feel right at home. 

Students not only learn the basic concepts of operating broadcast equipment but work on skills in speaking, articulation, production, script writing, interviewing, time management and more. You will apply your journalistic skills to access, analyze, evaluate, and produce media in a variety of forms as you learn the ethical considerations and laws that affect broadcast journalism.  

For assistance, to schedule an audition or for more information call 972-882-7560 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on school days. You can also send an email to





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