Tegna’s Dave Lougee Receives Golden Mike Award

The annual fundraiser event raised more than $400,000 for the Broadcasters Foundation of America that provides aid to broadcasters in acute need. Also honored was Beasley Media Group’s George Beasley, who was presented with the group’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Above (l-r): Dan Mason, Broadcasters Foundation of America chairman; host Deborah Norville, Inside Edition; Lougee; and Jim Thompson, Broadcasters Foundation of America president. (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)

Deborah Norville To Host Golden Mike Gala

The Inside Edition anchor will emcee the dinner honoring Tegna’s Dave Lougee and Beasley’s George Beasley on March 4 that will feature a performance by Nile Rodgers & Chic.

Tegna’s Lougee To Receive Golden Mike Award

The broadcast group’s president-CEO will be honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America at its annual gala in New York on March 4.

Nexstar’s Sook Receives 2019 Golden Mike Award

A record crowd at the Broadcasters Foundation’s annual Golden Mike Award dinner feted Perry Sook, the founder of Nexstar Media Group, who praised the expanding mission of the charity and pledged a $100,000 donation to further its work.

NBC’s Craig Melvin To Host Golden Mike Gala

The black-tie event honoring Nexstar Media Group’s Perry A. Sook raises funds for broadcasters in need and takes place March 6 in New York, with entertainment by Grammy-winning duo Sugarland.

Perry Sook To Receive Golden Mike Award

The Nexstar Media Group executive will be honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America at its annual fundraising gala in New York in March.

Perry Sook To Receive Golden Mike Award

The Nexstar Media Group executive will be honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America at its annual fundraising gala in New York in March.

Emily Barr Receives Golden Mike Award

The CEO of Graham Media was honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America at the group’s annual event in New York. Above (l-r): Jim Thompson, president of the Broadcasters Foundation; Deborah Norville of Inside Edition; Barr; and Dan Mason, chairman of the Broadcasters Foundation.

Deborah Norville To Host Golden Mike Award

The Inside Edition anchor will oversee the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s black-tie fundraiser honoring Graham Media’s Emily Barr. In addition, Pat McLaughlin will accept the group’s Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of her late husband Ed McLaughlin.

Emily Barr To Receive Golden Mike Award

The Graham Media CEO will be honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America in March at the charitable organization’s annual black-tie gala.

Paul Karpowicz Honored With Golden Mike

On Monday evening in New York, $280,000 was raised to help broadcasters in need in honor of Paul Karpowicz, Meredith Broadcasting Group president and recipient of the Broadcasters Foundation of America 2017 Golden Mike Award. The foundation also presented its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to Bill Hoffman, retired president of Cox Media Group. Pictured (l-r): Jim Thompson (Broadcasters Foundation president), Karpowicz, Dan Mason (Broadcasters Foundation chairman) and the evening’s host, Tim McAuliff, former Petry Media president.

Industry Execs To Help Honor Karpowicz

Steve Lanzano, Mike O’Neill and Gordon Smith are among those who will celebrate Meredith’s Paul Karpowicz at the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s annual Golden Mike Award black-tie fundraiser on Feb. 27 in New York.

Broadcasters Foundation To Honor Karpowicz

Meredith broadcast executive Paul Karpowicz will receive the Golden Mike Award at the Foundation’s annual black-tie fundraising gala in New York in February.

Golden Mike Dinner Generates $400,000

This year’s annual fundraiser for the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s charitable work honored Bob Pittman, chairman-CEO of iHeartMedia. Shown at the Feb. 29 event in New York are (l-r): Mo Rocca (humorist and CBS Sunday Morning correspondent), John Sykes (president of iHeartMedia Entertainment Enterprises), Cam (country recording artist), Pittman, Jim Thompson (president of the Broadcasters Foundation), Jarl Mohn (president of NPR) and Phil Lombardo (chairman of the Broadcasters Foundation). Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross

Bob Pittman To Receive Golden Mike Award

The MTV, AOL, Time Warner and radio veteran will be honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America at its annual gala in New York on Feb. 29.

BFA Honors Gordon Smith, Dick Clark

At its annual gala in New York, the Broadcasters Foundation of America presented Gordon Smith, NAB president-CEO, with this year’s Golden Mike Award and honored the late Dick Clark with the group’s first Lifetime Achievement Award.  Above, l-r: BFA President Jim Thompson, BFA Chairman Phil Lombardo, NAB CEO Gordon Smith and CBS’s Major Garrett, host for the evening.

Golden Mike Award Gala Moved To March 16

The Broadcasters Foundation of American has NAB President Gordon Smith and the trade group he heads to be honored at its black-tie fundraising gala in New York on March 16. “Gordon’s accomplishments for broadcasters are widely recognized,” says BFA Chairman Phil Lombardo. “But perhaps many are not aware of Gordon’s tireless efforts” on behalf of the BFA.

Golden Mike Awards Sets Celeb Participants

The gala fundraiser benefitting the Broadcasters Foundation of America this year celebrates BMI Presidtn Del Bryant and will be hosted by CBS’s Bob Schieffer with entertainment by Kris Kristofferson.

BMI’s Del Bryant To Receive Golden Mike

The honor will be presented at a black-tie fundraising gala in February with proceeds benefitting the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s mission of helping broadcasters in need.

Golden Mike Gala Raises $375,000

The Broadcasters Foundation of America’s annual Golden Mike Award was presented to Hearst Television’s David Barrett at a black-tie fundraiser on Monday evening.

David Barrett To Receive Golden Mike Award

The Hearst Television chairman-CEO will receive the 2013 Golden Mike Award from the Broadcasters Foundation of America on Monday, Feb. 25, in New York.

David Barrett To Receive Golden Mike Award

The Broadcasters Foundation of America has chosen the Hearst Television CEO to receive its top honor at a black-tie fundraising gala that will benefit the foundation’s mission of helping broadcasters in need.

Media Stars To Shine At Golden Mike Award

Roger Ailes, David Barrett, Donald Graham and Brian Williams are among those helping honor Post-Newsweek’s Alan Frank on Feb. 28.