BFOA Golden Mike & Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

2022 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Hilton H. Howell, Jr., Chairman & CEO, Gray Television
2022 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Lesley Visser, celebrated sports commentator

2020 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Dave Lougee, President & CEO, TEGNA, Inc.
2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: George Beasley, Founder & Chairman, Beasley Media Group

2019 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Perry A. Sook, Chairman/President/CEO, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

2018 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Emily L. Barr, President & CEO, Graham Media Group
2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Edward F. McLaughlin

2017 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Paul Karpowicz, President, Meredith Corp. Local Media Group
2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Bill Hoffman, President, Cox Media Group

2016 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Bob Pittman, Chairman & CEO, iHeartMedia
2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Charles Osgood

2015 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Gordon Smith, President & CEO, NAB
2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Dick Clark

2014 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Del Bryant, President & CEO, BMI

2013 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: David Barrett, Director, Hearst Corporation

2012 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Dennis Swanson, President of Station Operations, Fox TV Stations

2011 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Alan Frank, Post-Newsweek Stations

2010 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York City

2009 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Peter Smyth & the Bordes Family, Greater Media

2008 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Anne Sweeney, Disney Media Networks and Disney-ABC Television Group

2007 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Ken Lowe, E.W. Scripps

2006 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Jeff Smulyan, Emmis Communications

2005 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Percy Sutton and The Inner City Broadcasting Family

2004 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Frances Preston, President & CEO, BMI

2003 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Bob Wright, Chair NBC and Vice Chair General Electric

2002 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Catherine Hughes and Alfred Liggins, Radio One

2001 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Lowry Mays, The Mays Family and Clear Channel Communications

2000 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Edward O. Fritts and The National Association of Broadcasters

1999 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: John Conomikes and Hearst-Argyle Television

1998 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Ralph Guild and Interep

1997 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Hubbard Broadcasting and The Hubbard Family

1996 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Norman Knight and the Knight Quality Stations of New England

1995 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: The Tribune Broadcasting Company

1994 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Capitol Broadcasting, Raleigh, North Carolina

1993 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: Fisher Broadcasting, Seattle, Washington

1992 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: WGY Radio and General Electric Broadcasting, Albany, New York

1991 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: WOAI-Radio, San Antonio, Texas

1990 BFOA Golden Mike Award Honoree: US Armed Forces Radio Defense, Secretary Richard Cheney

 

 

 

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