BFOA Announces Recipients of the 2024 Leadership Awards and Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award

New York, NY – March 12, 2024 – The Broadcasters Foundation of America, the charity devoted exclusively to helping broadcasters in need,is proud to announce the recipients of the 2024 Leadership Awards and the Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award. The Awards will be presented at the BFOA Annual Breakfast, Wednesday, April 17 at 7 am in the Brahms Room of the Encore Resort during the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Leadership Awards are given annually in recognition of career contributions to the broadcast industry and the community at-large.

This 2024 Leadership Awards honorees are:

  • Don Bouloukos, CBS and ABC Radio Executive
  • Frank Comerford, Chief Chief Revenue Officer & President of Local Sales, NBCUniversal Advertising & Partnerships 
  • Traug Keller, President ABC Radio Network/Sr. Vice President, ESPN Radio,
  • Kathleen Kirby, Partner, Wiley
  • Mike McVay, President, McVay Media Consulting
  • John Rouse, Executive Vice President, ABC Affiliate Relations, Disney Platform Distribution

The Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award is bestowed annually on an individual in broadcasting whose work exemplifies innovation, community service, advocacy, and entrepreneurship.

The 2024 Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award recipient is:

  • Erica Farber, President & CEO, RAB

The Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast is complimentary to all in broadcasting. Registration is required: click here, call 212-373-8250, or email

About the Broadcasters Foundation of America:

The mission of the Broadcasters Foundation of America is to improve the quality of life for 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, accident, and other serious misfortune. The Broadcasters Foundation of America is a 501(c)3 Public Charity and has received 4 stars from Charity Navigator, its highest rating, and a Gold Seal of Transparency from Candid/Guidestar.

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