2023 BFOA Golden Mike Award Gala
Join us on March 6th at the Plaza Hotel Grand Ballroom for the 2023 BFOA Golden Mike Award Gala! The BFOA Golden Mike Award honors an individual in our industry, acknowledging their excellence in, and commitment to, broadcasting, as well as their ongoing service to the community at large. This year we are proud to honor Jack Abernethy, CEO of Fox Television Stations. Additionally, our Lifetime Achievement Award honors a broadcaster who has made invaluable contributions to the television and radio industry. This year's honoree is Richard E. Wiley, former FCC Chair and Chair Emeritus of Wiley. Your participation helps ensure the Broadcasters Foundation of America can reach every broadcaster in need.
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.
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.
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.
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.