Wendy McMahon, Charlie Weiss, and Dennis Lyle Join the Broadcasters Foundation Board of Directors

Wendy McMahon, Charlie Weiss, and Dennis Lyle Join the Broadcasters Foundation Board of Directors

The Broadcasters Foundation of America has elected Wendy McMahon, President of the ABC Owned Television Stations Group, and Charlie Weiss, VP/Group Publisher B&C Magazine, to its Board of Directors, and named Dennis Lyle, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Illinois Broadcasters Association, an Officer and Vice President. The new Directors and Lyle were voted in during the Board meeting that took place in New York City last week.

“We’re delighted to welcome Wendy, Charlie, and Dennis to the Board,” said Dan Mason, Chairman of the Broadcasters Foundation of America. “Their continued support of the Foundation’s mission and their leadership in our industry is commendable.”

McMahon has oversight of ABC’s eight local TV stations and their digital assets in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, Raleigh-Durham, and Fresno. As a VP and Group Publisher, Weiss oversees industry-leading titles, such as Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, and Next TV. A lifelong broadcaster, Lyle has been at the helm of the Illinois Broadcasters Association for nearly 20 years,

The Broadcasters Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of highly respected broadcast executives who are committed to “giving back” through the Broadcasters Foundation. The members of the Board represent a wide array of broadcast and broadcast-related companies.


About the Broadcasters Foundation of America:

The Broadcasters Foundation has distributed millions of dollars in aid to broadcasters who have lost their livelihood through a catastrophic event, debilitating disease or unforeseen tragedy. Personal donations can be made to the Foundation’s Guardian Fund. Corporate contributions are accepted through the Angel Initiative, and bequests can be made through the Foundation’s Legacy Society. For more information, please visit www.broadcastersfoundation.org, call 212-373-8250, or email info@thebfoa.org.

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 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. The Broadcasters Foundation of America is a 501(c)3 Public Charity.

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