TVNewsCheck is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Women in Technology Awards. Presented each year at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the awards turn a spotlight on women who have contributed significantly to advancing their industry technologically, or who show great promise of doing so.
Nominations Open For Women In Tech Awards
TVNewsCheck has opened nominations for the 2016 Women in Technology Awards.
Presented each year at the National Association of Broadcasters Show, the Women in Technology Awards are presented in two categories:
- The Women in Technology Leadership Award recognizes women who have contributed significantly to advancing their industry technologically.
- The Technology Women to Watch Awards shine a spotlight on women in radio, TV and digital who show significant promise of advancing their industry.
Both awards support the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation’s Technology Apprenticeship Program, which places graduating engineers who are women or people of color in broadcast industry internships. The program has helped 30 of its 33 participants to find industry jobs.
Past winners of the Women in Technology Leadership Award are:
- Darcy Antonellis, CEO, Vubiquity
- Andrea Berry, SVP of media services at Fox Networks Engineering and Operations
- Wendy Aylsworth, SVP of technology at Warner Bros. Technical Operations
- Renu Thomas, SVP technology and operations, Disney/ABC Networks Group
- Cindy Hutter Cavell, senior engineer and practice manager at Cavell Mertz & Associates
Past Winners of the Technology Women to Watch Award are:
- Alison Neplokh, chief engineer, FCC Media Bureau
- Tania Paz, VP digital media operations and technology, Telemundo Network
- Ann Marie Rohaly, director, accessibility policy and standards, Microsoft Corporate Accessibility Group
- Sara Kudrle, product marketing manager for infrastructure, monitoring and control within the Strategic Marketing Group of Grass Valley.
To nominate someone for the 2016 Women in Technology Leadership or Technology Women to Watch awards, please download ballots here.