BFOA Presents Third in Series of Networking Media Mixers

New York, NY – May 14, 2024 — The Broadcasters Foundation of America (BFOA) will present its third in a series of networking Media Mixers, Thursday, June 13, from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm, at the New York City studios of iHeart Media. The event will be hosted by iHeartRadio air personality Gandhi, a member of…

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BFOA Announces Philip J. Lombardo Spirit Award

New York, NY – Monday, April 22, 2024 – The Broadcasters Foundation of America has announced The Philip J. Lombardo Spirit Award to be presented annually at the Golden Mic Award Gala beginning in 2025. The Spirit Award will be bestowed upon an individual who exhibits the spirit of dedication and relentless drive to the…

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Congratulations to our 2024 Leadership and Lowry Award Honorees!

Thank you to everyone who attended the Broadcasters Foundation of America annual Leadership Breakfast on April 17th at the NABShow in Las Vegas. During the Breakfast, the BFOA honored several industry leaders. Six honorees received the Leadership Award, and Erica Farber received the Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award, sponsored by The Mays Family Foundation.…

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Congratulations Deborah Norville and Jordan Wertlieb!

New York, NY – March 5, 2024 – Two-hundred-and-seventy-five radio and television executives and celebrities gathered at the famed Plaza Hotel in New York City last night to honor Jordan Wertlieb, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hearst with the 2024 BFOA Golden Mic Award and Deborah Norville, two-time Emmy© winning anchor of…

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Deborah Roberts Joins Impressive Line-up of Presenters at the BFOA Golden Mic Gala

New York, NY – February 15, 2024 — Deborah Roberts, award-winning ABC News correspondent, co-anchor of the prestigious news magazine “20/20”, and a member of the Broadcasters Foundation of America Board of Directors, will honor Deborah Norville as this year’s recipient of the Edward F. McLaughlin Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award will be presented to…

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BFOA Celebrates the Life of Charles Osgood

Broadcasters Foundation of America celebrates the life of legendary radio and television newsman, Charles Osgood, who passed away recently at the age of 91. Among many accolades he received throughout his career, Osgood was the recipient of the 2016 BFOA Lifetime Achievement Award and a longtime supporter of the Foundation’s mission. Our thoughts go out…

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Soledad O’Brien to Host the 2024 BFOA Golden Mic Award Gala

The Broadcasters Foundation of America is proud to announce the return of EMMY® winning broadcast journalist and nationally syndicated talk show host Soledad O’Brien as emcee of the BFOA 2024 Golden Mic Award gala, to be held Monday, March 4, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The annual event is the biggest fundraiser…

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Deborah Norville to Receive 2024 EFM Lifetime Achievement Award

January 9, 2024 – The Broadcasters Foundation of America will honor two-time Emmy© winning anchor of Inside Edition and 23-year member of the Broadcasters Foundation Board of Directors Deborah Norville with the 2024 Edward F. McLaughlin Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award is given annually to an individual who has made invaluable contributions to the television…

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