The singer will entertain at the Broadcasters Foundation’s annual gala that will honor the E.W. Scripps Co. and CEO Kenneth Lowe.
American music icon Kenny Rogers will perform at the 2007 Golden Mike Award in honor of The E.W. Scripps Co. and its CEO, Kenneth Lowe. The black-tie gala will be held on Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. The Scripps Network’s Gordon Elliott will be the evening’s master of ceremonies.
Kenny Rogers joins a distinguished list of entertainers who have performed at the annual award ceremony in support of the foundation’s mission of providing financial assistance to radio and television broadcasters who are in acute personal need. Previous stars included the late Luther Vandross (2002), Conan O’Brien (2003), Michael Bolton (2004), Regina Bell (2005) and Don McLean (2006).
Golden Mike recipients in the past decade were Jeff Smulyan (2006), Percy E. Sutton (2005), Frances Preston (2004), Bob Wright (2003), Catherine Hughes (2002), Lowry Mays (2001), Edward O. Fritts (2000), John Conomikes (1999), Ralph Guild (1998), The Hubbard Broadcasting Family (1997), Norman Knight (1996) and Tribune Broadcasting Company (1995).
Persons wishing to attend should contact Gordon Hastings at 203-862-8577 or [email protected]