Chicago Journalists To Honor WBBM’s Dorothy Tucker With Lifetime Achievement Award;

Diane Kniowski, Univision Chief Local Media Officer, Named Broadcaster Of The Year

VuWall’s TRx 3.1 Wins SCN Installation Product Award at InfoComm 2021

VuWall, a provider of video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, said that its TRx version 3.1, the company’s major update of its centralized video wall management platform, has won the 2021 Systems Contractor News Installation Product Award. The award was presented to VuWall at InfoComm 2021 in appreciation of the product’s unique ability […]

Royal Television Society Sets In-Person 2022 Program Awards, Calls For Diversity

CTAM Honors NCTA’s Rob Stoddard With Beacon Award

CNBC Anchor Sue Herera Honored By Society Of American Business Editors And Writers

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Devlin Design Sweeps Set Design Category At Promax Awards

Golden Globes Will Be Awarded In 2022, Just Not On NBC

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is forging ahead with a way to recognize the best of this year’s film and television achievements despite the fact that NBC will not televise this year’s Golden Globes ceremony.

PBS NewsHour’s Lisa Desjardins Honored By RTCA For Her On-Site Reporting During Jan. 6 Insurrection

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Promax Unveils Its 2021 Local Award Winners

These awards honor the best examples from TV stations in the U.S. More than 100 judges from stations across the country chose 100 gold and silver award winners in 50 categories.

Journalists From Philippines, Russia Given Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia for their fight for freedom of expression, stressing that it is vital in promoting peace.

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KMGH And WXIA Earn National Awards For Breaking News And Investigation

BAFTA Sets 2022 TV Awards Dates, Unveils Rule Changes

AWMF Sets Gracie Awards Presenters

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation will present the 46th Annual Gracie Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. ET/PT. The awards celebrate women in the industry who continue to inspire and support others, break down barriers, and lead by example in creating opportunities for future generations. Hosted by actress and comedian Lauren […]

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KCCI‘s Michelle Parker Inducted Posthumously Into Iowa Broadcasting Association Hall Of Fame

HFPA Names Five Outside Journalists To Join Credentials Committee, Find New Members

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How Did WMSN Get Its New News Anchor To Do That?

Linda Hart and her team at WMSN, Sinclair’s Fox affiliate in Madison, Wis., came up with a winning idea to promote its new news anchor through a tie-in to Fox’s popular The Masked Singer.

Host, Performers, New Date And Format Set For Gracie Awards

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation taps Lauren Ash to host the virtual awards on Tuesday, Oct. 5, featuring special performances by Jewel and CeCe Winans.

Cedric The Entertainer Wants To Make The Emmys More Accessible

The comedian and star of CBS’s The Neighborhood, who will host this year’s Emmys, talks about his inclusive approach to TV’s big night and why “I don’t want that Oscars feel.”

Gayle King And Randall Stephenson To Present Awards At Media Institute’s ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala

An accomplished TV journalist and a leading figure in the growth of the telecom industry will present awards at The Media Institute’s “Free Speech America” Virtual Gala on Oct. 20. CBS Mornings co-host Gayle King will present the Freedom of Speech Award to Norah O’Donnell, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News. Randall […]

Emmys Scorecard: Wins By Network & Program After The 3 Creative Arts Shows

‘SNL’ Hosts Rudolph, Chappelle Win Guest Actor Emmy Honors

The creative arts awards were presented in non-televised weekend ceremonies that will be part of a special Saturday on FXX. The awards are precursors to the main Emmy ceremony airing Sunday, Sept. 19, on CBS, with Cedric the Entertainer as host.

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10 Chicago Broadcasters Honored For 25+ Years Of Service

SMPTE Announces 2021 Award Recipients

The tech society will recognize the honorees during its annual awards gala.

Writers Guild Awards Announce Timeline And Eligibility Periods For 2022 Ceremony

NAB’s Smith To Receive Lowry Mays Award

The Broadcasters Foundation of America will honor outgoing NAB CEO Gordon Smith for his excellence in broadcasting at the Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast During the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

RTDNA & NEFE Announce 2021 Personal Finance Reporting Award Winners

ATSC Honors Alan Stein, Gordon Smith

InterDigital’s Stein receives the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award, while NAB’s Smith is presented the Mark Richer Industry Leadership Medal.

International Emmys Takes Back Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Honorary Emmy

Broadcasters Foundation Announces 2021 Leadership Awards Recipients

The awards will be presented to Byron Allen, Pierre Bouvard, Ralph Oakley, Christine Travaglini and Dennis Wharton at the Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 12, During the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

RTDNA Honors Susan Zirinsky With 2021 Paul White Award

The Radio Television Digital News Association will present Susan Zirinsky with the 2021 Paul White Award for her achievements in and contributions to the field of electronic journalism. The award-winning broadcast journalist first joined CBS News in the 1970s at the age of 20 two weeks after the Watergate scandal. In 2019, after a nearly 50-year tenure, she was appointed the first female president and senior executive producer of CBS News, which she held until April 2021. She now has a production partnership with ViacomCBS.

RTDNA To Honor Soledad O’Brien

The organization will fete award-winning documentarian, journalist, speaker, author, philanthropist and host of Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien during RTDNA21, Sept. 23-24.

The CW Joins Simulcast Of MTV’s VMAs

The CW will simulcast the Sept. 12 Video Music Awards that originate on MTV, a ViacomCBS sibling of The CW. The event happens at the Barclays Center in New York. With the 2021 event occurring a day after the 20th anniversary of 9/11, MTV is collaborating with 9/11 Day for a series of service-oriented activities during the week leading up to the VMAs, promoting awareness and positive action in observance of the 20th anniversary of the tragedy.

Media Institute Announces 2021 Award Recipients

AT&T Chairman William E. Kennard, CBS Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell and NAB CEO Gordon Smith will be honored at the Media Institute’s Free Speech America virtual gala on Oct. 20.

Lester Holt To Receive The National Press Club’s Fourth Estate Award

IBC Announces Shortlist For IBC2021 Innovation Awards

IBC today announces the shortlist for its IBC2021 Innovation Awards. This year, the awards will celebrate the spirit of collaboration within the content and technology industry, where organizations identified a market challenge and worked together to create a solution. Winners and their technology partners will be honored at an awards ceremony at IBC2021 (Amsterdam, The […]

News & Documentary Emmy Nominations: ‘60 Minutes’ & ‘Vice News Tonight’ Lead Programs; PBS Tops Nets

PBS leads the nominations for the 42nd annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, as it usually does, this year scoring 52 noms over last year’s 48. Vice News Tonight, which topped all programs with 16 noms in 2020, equaled that number this year but is tied with CBS’s 60 Minutes.

Emmys Governors Balls Canceled For Second Year

The Television Academy has once again canceled the post-Emmys Governors Balls, and has also announced that the Creative Arts Emmys will return to the weekend before the Primetime Emmys telecast, and take place on Saturday, Sept. 11, and Sunday, Sept. 12. Just like the plans for this year’s Primetime Emmys ceremony, the live audience for the Creative Arts Emmys will be limited to nominees and their guests, and be held at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles’ LA Live complex.

NAB Leadership Foundation Announces 2021 Service To America Award Winners

The Celebration of Service to America Awards highlight and honor the exceptional community service exhibited by local radio and television stations across the U.S. Produced by the NAB Leadership Foundation, the 2021 program was presented as a televised program and is available for airing by local stations through Aug. 14.

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WLBT Jackson Named Mississippi’s Station Of The Year