NAB 2013

Hubbard To Receive Lowry Mays Award

Hubbard Broadcasting Chairman Stanley S. Hubbard will be honored by the Broadcasters Foundation of America on April 10 in Las Vegas during the annual National Association of Broadcasters Show.

Stanley S. Hubbard, chairman of Hubbard Broadcasting, will be the recipient of this year’s Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award.  The award will be presented during the Broadcasters Foundation of America Breakfast on April 10, at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the National Association of Broadcasters Show.

Hubbard Broadcasting has stayed on the industry’s cutting edge, pioneering innovations in radio, television and satellite broadcasting. The company owns 13 television and 17 radio stations, F&F Productions ReelzChannel–TV About Movies and is the controlling shareholder of Ovation TV.

According to the BFA, “Hubbard has followed in the family tradition of being a true broadcast pioneer. His industry accomplishments include overseeing the building of the first successful UHF television station in a VHF market; with others in the Hubbard organization, creating the world’s first satellite newsgathering organization; and establishing U.S. Satellite Broadcasting.”

Broadcasting & Cable labeled him “the father of satellite broadcasting,” and he is a charter member of its Hall of Fame. He was a member of the inaugural class of the Library of American Broadcasting’s Giants of Broadcasting; a recipient of the Satellite Broadcasting Communications Association’s Arthur C. Clarke Award; the National Association of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service; the University of Minnesota M Club Lifetime Achievement award; and more.

Hubbard holds memberships in numerous industry associations, including the National Association of Broadcasters, the Broadcasters Foundation of America, and the International Radio and Television Society.

The Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award honors an individual in broadcasting whose work exemplifies innovation, community service, advocacy, and entrepreneurship. It salutes its namesake Lowry Mays and is underwritten by The Clear Channel Foundation and Wiley Rein LLP. 


The breakfast is sponsored by the National Association of Media Brokers (NAMB), Arbitron, Frank N. Magid Associates, TVB, Marketron and the NAB. 

For information and registration: 212-373-8250 or [email protected].

The mission of the nonprofit Broadcasters Foundation of America is to improve the quality of life and maintain the personal dignity of men and women in the radio and television broadcast profession who find themselves in acute need. The Foundation reaches out across the country to identify and provide an anonymous safety net in cases of critical illness, advanced age, death of a spouse, accident, and other serious misfortune.

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