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WMTV-TV Reporter Honored for her Coverage of BTC

April 18, 2018

Hannah Flood (reporter) receiving awardHannah Flood, a reporter with WMTV-TV received the 2018 Media Award for her coverage of Blackhawk Technical College’s specialized training programs. The award was presented to Hannah at the recent quarterly meeting of the Wisconsin Technical College System District Board Association meeting. BTC nominated Hannah and WMTV-TV for the award. The story focused on the workforce gaps employers are facing and how BTC and other technical colleges play a vital role in filling those gaps with graduates.

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The report "Tech schools use specialized programs to fill workforce gaps'' aired on August 23, 2017 and highlighted several key points about the important work Wisconsin Technical Colleges are doing, including:

  • How BTC is helping to make a positive impact on professional training
  • How BTC and the WTCS are addressing the important issue facing employers – the lack of skilled workers
  • How BTC works with advisory committees in many sectors of employment in the Rock and Green County areas in order to build relationships with companies that may employ their graduates
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