Dielectric President and General Manager Keith Pelletier was recognized by his alma mater University of Maine with the Edward T. Bryand Distinguished Engineer Award at a recent special ceremony in Orono, Maine, where the 1998 UMaine alum was present to receive the award. Pelletier, who earned a BS in electrical engineering technology, was nominated by professor […]
Marlo Thomas was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award. Presenters and attendees included Atsuko Okatsuka, Jodi Balfour, Bishop Briggs, Rachel Lindsay, Keltie Knight, Rose McIver, Kerri Kasem, Ellen K and Harriet Dyer. Pictured: Becky Brooks, Marlo Thomas and Annie Howell (Getty for the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation)
Tegna has been named a 2023 honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light and the Telecommunications Sector Leader. The Civic 50 honors the most community-minded companies in the United States. This year marks Tegna’s fourth consecutive year on the list, and the third year as Telecommunications Sector Leader.
Bob Singer, president/executive director of the Oregon Association of Broadcasters announced that Trila Bumstead has been honored with the organization’s Broadcaster of the Year Award “in recognition of her outstanding achievements of leadership and innovation in the radio broadcast industry. This prestigious accolade serves as a testament to her company’s relentless pursuit of excellence and […]
The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF) today announced JPMorgan Chase as the recipient of the 2023 Corporate Leadership Award. The award will be given during the 2023 Celebration of Service to America Awards, presented by Bonneville International and Hearst Television and held in Washington, D.C., on June 6 at The Anthem. Each year, […]
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A Florida television station and a publication focused on military issues will receive American Legion Fourth Estate Awards during the 104th National Convention of the nation’s largest veterans organization in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 31. The Fourth Estate Award has been presented annually by The American Legion since 1958 for outstanding achievement in the field […]
Watch The Best Local TV Promos In Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association announced the winners for the top local TV promos in the state for news image, weather, sports and topicals. Watch them here.
The winners of the 2023 Peabody Awards have been announced and PBS leads the pack with a total of six followed by Apple TV+ and Disney+ with three each and HBO Max with two.
IBC is preparing to honor the highest achievements in innovation and social impact with the launch of its IBC 2023 Awards. Nominations are now open for the free-to-enter IBC Innovation Awards and Social Impact Awards, with all parts of the industry invited to put forward entries for projects and programs. The IBC Innovation Awards recognize the top collaborative efforts […]
Wednesday morning, April 19, in Las Vegas, the Broadcasters Foundation of America held its annual breakfast and gave out six Leadership Awards, the Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award and the very special Chairman’s Award. Pictured (l-r): Steven Lanzano, President, Television Bureau of Advertising – Leadership Award; Deborah Parenti, President/Publisher, Radio Ink/RBR+TVBR – Leadership Award; Scott Herman, Chairman of the Broadcasters Foundation; Dan Mason, former CEO of CBS Radio and previous Chairman of the Broadcasters Foundation – Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award; Tim McCarthy, President of the Broadcasters Foundation; Jim Doyle, Founder, JDA Media – Leadership Award; Debra O’Connell, President, Networks, The Walt Disney Company – Leadership Award; Cindy Thompson, who accepted the posthumous Chairman’s Award on behalf of her husband Jim Thompson, who had been president of the Broadcasters Foundation; Heidi Raphael, Chief Communications Officer, Beasley Media Group – Leadership Award; Jim Thompson, who also accepted on behalf of his father. Not pictured is Julie Talbot, president of Premier Networks, who accepted the posthumous Leadership Award on behalf of Rush Limbaugh.
NAB Show unveiled the recipients of the newly launched Excellence in Sustainability Awards during a live awards ceremony at the 2023 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, and products/services for outstanding innovations in media technology that promote conservation and reusability of natural resources and foster economic and social development. The awards program […]
60 Minutes was given the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation’s Insight Award at the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 17. Bill Owens, executive producer, was there to accept the award.
For Pearl TV’s Anne Schelle, NextGen Coalition Is Built On Belief
Anne Schelle is managing director of the Pearl TV consortium and recipient of TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Leadership Award, the publication’s highest honor. She earned it through her tenacity and faith in the ATSC 3.0 standard as broadcasting’s crucial way forward.
PBS landed eight nominations, the most of any outlet, as Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced this year’s 27 nominees for its documentary and news categories. Among PBS series, Frontline landed four noms, the most of any program.
The award recognizes a program’s “iconic impact on both the media landscape and the public imagination.”
Bryant Gumbel’s career has spanned more than 50 years on NBC, CBS and HBO. He has hosted Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO since 1995. It has received 36 Sports Emmys. “It’s very humbling. I’ve been a fortunate, lucky guy,” said Gumbel, who is the first Black journalist to receive the award. “It makes you stop and take stock. You take a look at the guys who I admire a great deal who received this award, people like Vin Scully, Jim McKay and Howard Cosell. You never want to put yourself in their company, but it’s heady stuff.”
Former Broadcasters Foundation Of America President Jim Thompson To Be Honored Posthumously With Chairman’s Award
The award will be presented at the Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast on April 19 during the NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Joe Biden Welcomes ‘Former President Selina Meyer’ To White House For National Medal Of Arts Ceremony
Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus was among “23 extraordinary Americans,” as Biden described them, awarded honors Tuesday in a star-studded East Room gathering. Along with Louis-Dreyfus, Bruce Springsteen, José Feliciano, the “Empress of soul” Gladys Knight, Mindy Kaling, Antonio Martorell-Cardona, Judith Francisca Baca, Fred Eychaner, Joan Shigekawa and Vera Wang, along with organizations the Billie Holiday Theatre and the International Association of Blacks in Dance, received medals.
He will be presented with the Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award at the Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast on April 19 During the NAB Show in Las Vegas.
The NBCUniversal Local executive will be honored at the Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony during next month’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Douglas Lung and Michael Cooney to receive awards at April’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.
‘Everything Everywhere All At Once,’ ‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘Yellowjackets’ Among Casting Society Artios Award Winners
Mark Amodei Receives Champion of Public Broadcasting Award From America’s Public Television Stations
America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) has presented the Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.). The organization said: “As co-chair of the Public Broadcasting Caucus and a member of the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Amodei has been a stalwart supporter of public media funding over many years. He also strongly advocated for […]
America’s Public Television Stations Present 2023 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award To Diana Enzi Of WyomingPBS
America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) on Tuesday presented the 2023 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Diana Enzi, representing WyomingPBS. APTS said: “Elected to the WyomingPBS Foundation Board of Directors in 2020, Diana Enzi has been a tireless advocate for public broadcasting, both on the national and State levels. In addition to the foundation […]
The awards will be presented at the Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast on Wednesday, April 19, during the NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Media mogul Byron Allen will be honored with the inaugural Legendary Honor at the 50th annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference presented by the African American Student Union at Harvard Business School on Feb. 24-25. The conference recognizes the contributions of African American leaders and addresses key issues such as Black wealth creation, leadership, business ownership and societal equity. At […]
The honor is given every year by the Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. King has been with CBS News since 2011. She is the 39th recipient of the award.
ENCO, a provider of automated broadcast and production workflows, including closed and open captioning, visual radio, audio compliance, instant media playout, remote contribution, and cloud-based web streaming, exhibited for the first time at ISE this year and came home with two Best of Show awards from Future Publishing. ENCO enCaption5 won Best of Show from Sound […]