2023 BFOA Golden Mike Award Gala

2023 BFOA Golden Mike Award Gala

Join us on March 6th for the 2023 BFOA Golden Mike Award Gala! The BFOA Golden Mike Award honors an individual in our industry for excellence in and commitment to broadcasting and community service. This year we are honoring Jack Abernethy, CEO of Fox Television Stations. The Lifetime Achievement Award acknowledges a broadcaster who has made invaluable contributions to the TV and Radio industry. This year's honoree is Richard E. Wiley, Chair Emeritus of Wiley.

IN MEMORY OF JIM THOMPSON

IN MEMORY OF JIM THOMPSON

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our longtime President and beloved broadcaster Jim Thompson. The Jim Thompson Memorial Fund has been established by the Broadcasters Foundation in honor of Jim’s dedication and service to the broadcasting industry and to the Foundation’s charitable cause of providing financial aid to Radio and TV professionals in acute need.

OUR MISSION

OUR MISSION

The mission of the 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 financial need due to a critical illness, severe accident, or other serious misfortune.

OUR STORIES

OUR STORIES

Radio and television broadcasting connects people. From breaking TV news to local radio traffic & weather, broadcasters serve their communities. The Broadcasters Foundation of America has a community of its own, spanning across the country, providing support to our colleagues in need.

YOUR SUPPORT

YOUR SUPPORT

With the support of broadcasting professionals like you, the Broadcasters Foundation of America can continue to make deep and lasting change in people's lives. We’ve been here for over 60 years, providing aid to colleagues on-the-air and behind-the-scenes, and with your help, we're going to stay here.

WHO WE HELP

WHO WE HELP

Dusty Street is your quintessential “Rock Jock”, but several spinal surgeries put her health and finances in jeopardy. The Broadcasters Foundation of America was there to help.

FOUNDATION NEWS

Broadcasters Foundation of America is excited to announce that EMMY Award-winning broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien will host this year’s BFOA Golden Mike Award ceremony.

WHY WE HELP

WHY WE HELP

Deborah Norville, Anchor for Inside Edition, has been a Foundation Board Member for over 15 years. Here she shares her passion for the Broadcasters Foundation’s mission.

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